Final Rites Held Sunday for Carl A. Kullberg of Boyer
Funeral Held in Odebolt; Memorial at Church and Grave by Wheeler Lodge
The Boyer community lost a good friend and neighbor in the death of Carl A. Kullberg who died 29 Nov. 1946 at 10:20 p.m. at St. Anthony hospital in Carroll following a months illness there. With him at the time were his family and brothers and sisters. His health had been gradually failing since last summer.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the home at Boyer and at 2:30 in the Methodist church in Odebolt with the Rev. Paul R. Johnson in charge. A quartet composed of M. E. Lindskoog, Mrs. Eldon Linman and Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Lindskoog sang two songs accompanied by Mrs. W. G. Horstman at the piano. Pall bearers were Fred Taylor, V. M. Nelson, Levi Erickson, Will Dozark, Will Sykes and Swan Carlson. Burial was in the Odebolt cemetery. The Wheeler Masonic lodge of which he was a member conducted ritualistic services at the church and cemetery.
Following is the obituary: Carl Alfred Kullberg, oldest son of John and Christina Kullberg was born in Ida County, 26 March 1885 and at the time of his death had reached the age of 61 years and 8 months. He attended the schools in Crawford county and was confirmed in Mission Covenant church in Odebolt in 1900 and became a member of the Methodist church in Boyer, 21 March 1942 where he was member of the board of stewards at the time of his death. He affiliated with the Wheeler Lodge No. 398 of Odebolt in 1924. He was united in marriage 1 August 1911, to Josie Johnson of Odebolt. Three daughters were born to them who with the widow, survive. They are Helen (Mrs. Johnson), and Ella (Mrs. LeRoy Johnson), both of Arthur and Evelyn, (Mrs. Erick Koch), of Boyer. Other survivors are his aged mother, Mrs. Christina Kullberg, of Odebolt; two sisters, Alice (Mrs. C. E. Peterson), Dow City, and Anna, (Mrs. Hugo Hanson) of Odebolt and two brothers, Ernest M. Kullberg of Odebolt and John Elmer Kullberg who has farmed with his brother and made his home with the family for the past 35 years; and two grandsons, Robert and Larry Johnson, and many other relatives and friends.
The deceased was a kind and loving husband and father, whose first thoughts were of home and family and the church and school in whose activities he always maintained an interest. The large attendance at the last rites bore testimony of the esteem in which he was held. Those attending the funeral from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Emil Johnson, Rockford, Illinois, Mrs. Amelia Johnson, Sioux City, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Benson, Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Larson and Lenora, all of Albert City, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Larson, Sioux Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. August Johnson, Clemmens and Morris of Gowrie, Mrs. Anna Carlson and Orville, Mrs. Fred Youngren, Lanyon, Mrs. C. E. Peterson, Ruth Ann, Edward and Charles Jr. of Dow City, Mrs. Hope Peterson, Sac City, Mr. and Mrs. George Luetjens, Mr. and Mrs. William Riles, Denison, Mrs. James Bral, Deloit, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Iversen, Auburn.