Funeral for Raymond Linquist Held Tuesday (1885 - 11 Feb. 1947)
Kiron Resident Dies In McAllen, Texas Where He Had Gone to Spend Winter
Funeral services were held Tuesday 11 Feb. 1947 for Raymond Linquist, who died Friday 7 Feb. 1947 at McAllen, Texas following a heart attack. Services were at the home at 1:30 and 2:00 at the Bethel Lutheran church with Reverend Walfried of the Lutheran church in Gowrie officiating. Music was furnished by John Winquist, who sang "Oh, Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go" , and Reuben Lindskoog sang "Beyond the Sunset" . Mrs. M. A. Sandstrom was their accompanist.
Interment was in the Bethel cemetery. Casket bearers were Raymond Larson, E. N. Sandstrom, John Baker, William Sonichsen, Earl Linquist and Will Johnson.
Raymond Linquist, the only son of Alfred and Minnie Linquist was born 9 May 1885 at Arthur, Iowa, and passed away 7 Feb. 1947 at McAllen, Texas.
At the age of 18 he moved with his parents to California where they lived a short while, later moving to Morningside, Iowa where Raymond attended business college.
From Morningside the family moved to a farm north of Arthur, Iowa, and then to the home place south of Arthur.
In 1913 Raymond was married to Victoria Waldemar of Pisgah, Iowa and the two families moved to California in 1914 where they resided for about 25 years.
Raymond and Victoria were blessed with two sons, Clellan and Jack. His parents and wife and son Clellan preceded him in death.
In August 1936, Raymond married to Mildred Lundell Baker and the family resided in California for a year. In the spring of 1937 they moved to Kiron, which has since been their home. Mr. Linquist passed away at McAllen , Texas where they have lived the past four winters.
He leaves to mourn him, his wife Mildred and son Jack, and a host of relatives and friends.
Relatives from a distance attending the service were Master Sergeant B. R. Lundell of Omaha, Mrs. Hugh Edney and Mrs. E. Philson of Fort Dodge, Oscar Stoneberg and family of Worthington, Minnesota.