Obituary of Axel Hilder Lundberg
of Pomeroy who died November 15th, 1953 -- Kiron News clipping
The Funeral services for A. H. Lundberg, 77, well known Pomeroy,
farmer, were held Sunday afternoon, November 15th at 2 pm at the
home and 2:30 in the Mission Covenant church north of Pomeroy.
The rites were conducted by the Rev. E. V. Carlson, assisted by
the Rev. J. H. Hanson.
The Rev. and Mrs. Hanson sang two hymns in Swedish, one at the
home and one at the church. A mixed quarted, consisting of Mr.
and Mrs. Donald Johnson, Mrs. Kenneth Christoffers and Avery Shold
sang "A Quivering Cord is Broken" and Mrs. Kermit Welander
sang "I Have a Mansion Over the Hilltop".
Pallbearers were Orville Hinrichs, Theodore Dilly, Carl Petersson,
Gust Olson, Severius Erickson and Carl Johnson, all of Pomeroy.
In charge of the flowers were Mrs. Oscar Swalin, Mrs. Gunhild
Lantz, Mrs. Severius Erickson and Mrs. Maynard Peterson.
Interment was in Mission Covenant cemetery north of Pomeroy.
Axel Hildret Lundberg was born 12 April 1876 at Kiron, Iowa. On
15 March 1899 he married Ida Johnson at Pomeroy. He had been a
resident of Colfax township for 50 years. A member of the local
Mission Covenant church, he took an active part in its work and
served as secretary of its cemetery association for many years.
Mr. Lundberg, who died 12 November 1953, was preceded in death
by his wife in 1944 and by one brother and six sisters.
Surviving are one daughter and two sons: Mrs. Fred Gehrt, Melvin
Lundberg and Oscar Lundberg, all of Pomeroy; seven grandchildren,
and four great-grand children. Other survivors are three sisters,
Mrs. Ed Clauson of Kiron; Mrs. Marvin Snare od Chicago, Illinois
and Mrs. Everett Warren of Kingsburg, California.
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