Peder P. Dock obituary

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Thursday, June 2, 1921
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Peder P. Dock

Funeral services for Peder P. Dock, who died of paralysis at the St. Olaf Hospital Sunday were held yesterday afternoon from the Mona Lutheran church and interment made in the Mona cemetery.

Mr. Dock was born in Norway, March 25, 1838, and came to America in 1861 where he worked on a farm in Iowa for two years. He then took a homestead in Blooming Prairie township and remained for four years, later selling his claim and buying a farm in Mitchell county, Iowa. He sold his farm in 1903 and bought another in Otranto where he lived until 1910 when he rented the farm and moved to Lyle village which has since been his home. He was married to Susan Peterson in August 1865. To this union were born seven children. Peter P. Jr.; Sevar; Theodore; Oliver; Caroline, deceased; and Rosa and Lena.