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Transcription: Obituaries for Mrs. Christine (Gummeson) Haselquist.


 

The following are my transcriptions of two obituaries for Mrs. Christine (Gummeson) Haselquist of Balsam Lake, Polk, North Dakota.

 

MRS. CHRISTINA HASELQUIST DEAD, AGE 74 YEARS
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Funeral Services to be Held Thursday at Balsam Church
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(Special to Free Press)

Christine Haselquist obituary.Mrs. Christina Haselquist, born Nelson In Urhult, krb. In, Sweden, Februarv 17. 1857. Died at her home in the town of Balsam Lake, Polk County, Monday, June 29, 1931, from
a stroke which she suffered three weeks ago. At the time of her death she was 74 years, 4 months and 11 days old.

She immigrated to America in 1874 and settled in Polk County, where she resided until her death. She was married to David Gummerson December 9, 1876. To this union nine children were born, namely Mrs. Matilda Kimball, Menagha, Minn.; Herman. Victoria, B.C.; Ernest, Elmer, August and Axel, Cabri, Sask., Canada; Mrs. Hilda Macpherson, La Grande, Ore.; Mrs. Esther Stewart, Cabrl, Sask., Canada; Luther Gummerson, Peace River, Alberta.

Mr. David Gummerson preceded her in death, September 20, 1899. She remarried to Chas. Haselquist on the 29th day of January, 1913.

She leaves to mourn her death, her husband, her niece, Pearl Lundquist, whom she raised from a child, one sister, Mrs. Eva Hallquist or Amery, one brother, John Nelson, of the town of Garfield, her nine children, thirty-one grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren, besides she leaves a host of friends of the.Ev. Lutheran Balsam Church, and in the community. Mrs. Haselqulst was an active worker in the Balsam Church and took prominent parts in all community activities. Because of her cheerful, sunny disposition she was a favorite with everybody and will be sadly missed by her many friends.

The funeral will be held from the home Thursday, July 2, 1931, at 10 o’clock A. M. and from the Balsam Ev. Lutheran Church at 10:30 A. M., of which she together with her family was a faithful and active member.
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The remains, will be laid to rest in the family lot of the church cemetery. Rev. C. E. Sholander will officiate at both places and C. W. Stenberg, funeral director.

 

Mrs. Haselquist, Mother of Seven Passes Away
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Transcription: Obituaries for Christine (Gummeson) Haselquist.Mrs. Christine Haselquist, nee Nelson, was born in Urshult, krb. Ian, Sweden, February 17, 1857. She dted at her home in the town of Balsam Lake, Polk county, Monday, June ‘ 29, 1931, from a stroke which she suffered 3 weeks ago. At the time of her
death she was 74 years, 4 months,and 11 days of age.

She immigrated to America in 1874, and settled’ in Polk county, where she resided until ·her death.

She was married to David Gummeson Dec. 9th, 1876. To this union nine children were
born, namely, Mrs. Matilda Kimball, Menagha, Minn.; Herman, Victoria, B. C.; Ernest, Elmer, August and Axel, all of Cabri, Sask., Canada; Mrs. Milda Macpherson, LaGrande, Oregon; Mrs. Esther Stewart, Cabrl, Sask., Canada; and Luther Gummeson of Peace River, Alberta.

Four of her sons, Herman, Ernest, Elmer, August and Axel, and Mrs. Kimball came home a short time ago for a short visit. Mrs. Kimball and Ernest remained over and are here at
present but the rest left just a couple days before their mother passed away.

Mr. David Grummeson preceded her in death Sept. 20th, 1899. She remarried to Mr. Chas. Haselquist on the 29th of January, 1913.

The deceased leaves to mourn her death, her husband, Mr. Chas. Haselquist, her niece, Pearl Lundquist, whom she raised from a chlld; one sister, Mrs. Eva Hallquist of Amery;- one brother, John Nelson, town of Garfield; her nine children, thirty-one grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Besides she leaves a host of friends of the Ev. Lutheran Balsam church, and in .the community. Mrs. Haselquist was an active worker in the Balsam church, and took prominent part in all community activities. Because of her cheerful, sunny disposition she was a favorite with everybody and will be sadly missed by her many friends.

The funeral will be held from the home Thursday, July 2, at 10 o’clock a. m., and from the Balsam Ev. Lutheran church at 10:30. Of this church she, together with her family, was a
faithful and active member.

 

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