Grace, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Ostenson, died Monday, after an illness of about a week. The deceased was two years and 8 months old and her sudden death is a shock to the family. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon and interment was made in Six Mile Grove cemetery. Rev. Moe had charge of the service.
Osmund T. Ostenson, who has been ailing for some time, died Sunday at his home six miles northeast of Lyle. Ever since he had the flu last year he has not been in good health, but it was hoped that he would be spared to enjoy life many years in the community where he had lived since he was born and where he was so highly respected as an upright citizen. The many kind and sympathetic words that have been spoken regarding the deceased is an indication of the high esteem in which he was held in the community.
The remains of Mrs. C. L. Carson, [illegible: nee Cora?] Butts, were taken to London last Friday from Emery, Wis., and the funeral was held from the parental home. Interment was made in Woodbury.
On March 18, the infant son of Mr. and Mr.s Olaves Halvorson passed away. Funeral services were held from the home on March 20. Interment at Woodbury cemetery, Rev. Storasli officiated.
T. Williams passed away at his home Saturday morning after a short illness. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon and interment was made in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Martin Johnson Nesse, who lived south of Mona, but has been staying with his daughter, Mrs. Kittleson, at St. Ansgar passed away Wednesday at 11:25. The remains will be brought to Mona for the funeral and interment.
The funeral of the late Carl Gustave Peterson was held from the Lutheran church Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock and was conducted by Rev. G. Storaasli. Interment was made in Six Mile Grove cemetery.
GONE BUT NOT
Gunder K. Volstad
The remains of John Hanson were brought here last week Friday evening by relatives from Ladysmith, Wis. for burial. The deceased was a former resident of this locality, living for many years on the farm now occupied by C. A. Erickson, east of Lyle.
Mr. Hanson was born in Sweden 87 years ago and came to this country in the early days. For the past twelve years he has been living at Ladysmith, Wis., where he died on Christmas eve. He leaves, besides one daughter at Ladysmith, three sons: Hans, of Mason City, Iowa; Nels, of Lanesboro, and Tollef of Ladysmith.
Dr. and Mrs. Cobb received word Friday morning that their daughter, Mrs. John Keuken was seriously ill at Northfield, and at once made preparation to go to her, but before they started, another message came saying that she had passed away.
Eberhart Johnson passed away Saturday morning, after a year's illness, caused by creeping paralysis, at his home, south of Mona, Iowa.
The deceased was born in Sole, Norway, October 24, 1847, and immigrated to America in 1868, settling in Mitchell county, Iowa. He is survived by two brothers: Martin and John Hanson, both of this vicinity, and five children: Charles and Elmer Johnson, Mrs. H. J. Hughes, Mrs. John Lenth, of Buffalo Springs, N. D., and Mrs. J. C. Burke, of Minneapolis.
Gilbert Ferris Died Suddenly
at His Home Thursday Evening
at 10:00 o'clock After
A Few Hours Illness.
Even Eneron was born in Nevada township, Mower county, October 15, 1864. He has always been in this community, living with his mother in childhood days and at the home of his brother, Tom, the last thirty-nine years. Deceased has never had good health, but his willingness has made him an honest and faithful laborer, until about five weeks ago when he was confined to his bed and gradually wasted away. The end came peacefully last Wednesday day afternoon, about 2:15.
Dorothy Charlotte Huston was born at Rose Creek, Minnesota, June 9, 1918. She had always been in delicate health and about 2 months ago contracted a bad cold which developed into bronchitis. She died suddenly Monday about 1 o'clock. She is survived by the sorrowing parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Charles Huston. The funeral was conducted by Rev. Moe, Wednesday, and interment was made in Woodbury cemetery.
The funeral of the late Elmer Peterman was held from the Lutheran church Sunday afternoon and interment was made in Woodbury cemetery. Jim Peterman arrived here Saturday, accompanying the remains of his brother.
Theo. T. Austinson, who has been at the Thomas Hospital, Minneapolis since last Dec. 25th, passed away Fri.day and his parents brought the remains home, Saturday, for interment in the family lot at Six Mile Grove cemetery.
Theodore had never been very strong, and when a child was not expected to live for some time, yet he reached the age of 32 years. He was born on the home farm in Nevada Township May 26, 1886. Last September he was taken quite ill, and 3 months later went to the hospital in Minneapolis, hoping to get relief from that dread disease tuberculosis.
Mrs. Hattie Swenson Knutson, who has been sick for the past year, passed away Saturday at her home 3 miles west of Lyle. The immediate cause of her death was cancer of the lungs.
Rev. Moe went to Austin Saturday to conduct the funeral service of Thos Jenson, a member of the Six Mile Grove Congregation. M. Jensen was one of the early settlers of Mower County. For over 40 years he lived on a farm near Rose Creek, but during the past year has made his home at Austin. Interment was made at Enterprise.
Old Settler Passed Away Monday
Lyle relatives and friends were notified Monday of the death of L. W. Sherman at his home in Minneapolis that morning after an illness of a couple of weeks. For thirty-five years he was prominently identified with the business and civic interests of Lyle and where he was financially interested until the time of his death, being vice president of the First National bank.
MRS. PAMELIA AULTFATHER.
Pamela N. Foster was born September 27, 1840 at Dennis Creek, Cape May Co., New Jersey. She was the daughter of James and Judith Foster. The father was in the provision business at Dennis Creek for nearly thirty years until he came west in 1848 and located in Sangmon Co., Ill., where they lived for six years, then moved to Minnesota Territory, coming with a team of horses and wagon bringing their household goods with them.
Henry O. Barnum passed away at the A. B. Wilder home in Minneapolis Tuesday morning March 27th, 1917.
The deceased was born in New York state June 6th, 1837. He came here in the early days, after a few years residence in Wisconsin. He was a half brother of Wm. Leslie Barnum who lived here for many years and passed away on Nov. 10, 1906.
His father Orin Barnum died January 27th, 1875. His step-mother, Caroline Kingsley-Barnum passed away April 1st, 1865.
The death of Mrs. Anna Hanson, who has been very ill for some time and an invalid for nearly eight years, occurred last Sunday, Feb. 18th at her late home in Six Mile Grove.
She was born in Oster Toten, Norway, March 16th, 1827. At the age of 21 years she left her native land and for about a year lived in Canada. In 1869 she came to Mower county Minnesota and settled in Nevada township where she lived until her death. She leaves a son Ole A. Hanson who has been her constant attendant thru her many years of illness.