Paul Strand obituary

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Friday, March 22, 1912
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Paul Strand who was taken to the hospital at Austin a short time ago did not linger long but passed away last Friday morning.

The deceased was born in Telemarken, Norway in 1857 and came to America with his parents when four years of age. For a few years the family made their home in Koshkonong, Wisconsin and in the year of 1866 moved to Mitchell county Iowa where he made his home until his death.

He is survived by four brothers, Knut O. of Lyle, Sam and John of Mona and Hoakon of Edmonds, North Dakota.

During his last few weeks he suffered especially with diabetes which was the immediate cause of his death.

The funeral was conducted from the Mona Lutheran Church Monday afternoon and interment was made in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Rev. Esser had charge of the service.