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From the 8 July 1925 Ida Grove newspaper:

Victor Carl Carlsson Linman - (1850 - 1925)

After a lingering illness of more than five weeks, Victor C. Linman of Hayes township passed away Saturday July 4th at the age of 75 years, 6 months and 2 days. The cause of his death was due to his advanced age.

Mr. Linman is one of the pioneer settlers of Hayes and the Kiron vicinity, coming to Kiron in 1874 where he lived until 1901 when he moved to the home farm where he had since made his home.

Victor C. Linman was born in Sweden January 2, 1850. He came to America in 1869 and first settled at Dayton, Iowa. Coming to Kiron in 1874, Mr. Linman took an active part in the upbuilding of the settlement of that part of the country. He was an active church member practicing the doctrines of the Swedish Baptist church and was baptized into that body in 1879.

He was united in marriage to Sophia Larson from Oakland, Neb. and to this union five children were born all of whom together with the wife are left to mourn his loss, Roy, Irvin, Elin and Alvin Linman, also two brothers, August Linman of Omaha and Otto Linman in France.

Funeral service were held Tuesday afternoon at the Arthur Baptist church in charge of Rev. Lovene, pastor. Burial took place in the Hayes township cemetery.


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