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Mrs. Chas. Waldemar - Charlotta Sophia Lundblad - Buried Tuesday at Kiron Cemetery(14 March 1950)


Mrs. Charles Waldemar died Saturday at Odebolt at the home of her daughter Mrs. Ernest Moline. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, 14 March 1950 with a service at the Moline home in Odebolt at 1:00 p.m. and at Kiron Baptist church at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Orville Johnson officiating. The young men's quartette sang, "We're Going Down the Valley". Rev. Alrick Bloomquist sang a Swedish song. Rev. Johnson brought the message on the theme "Death Precious to God!" .  Pallbearers were: Ernest Anderson, Oscar Finstrom, Martin Johnston, Bert Lindstrom, Edwin Turin and Herbert Turin. Interment was made in the Kiron cemetery.

The following obituary was read: Mrs. Waldemar was born Charlotta Sophia Lundblad in Vastergotland, Sweden, on 1 Jan 1867. She came as a young girl to the states in 1886 and lived in Vail and community for a time. She was married to Charles Waldemar on 28 Dec. 1888. They lived in the Kiron community most of their lives except for short periods of residence in Kansas, Florida and Alabama. They returned to Odebolt in May 1947. Mr. Waldemar passed away there on November 18, the same year.  Most of the time since then, Mrs. Waldemar has lived with her daughter, Mrs. Ernest Moline.

Mourning her going are seven children: Judith, Mrs. E. W. Moline of Odebolt; Rev. Waldemar of Oxley, Mo., Adeline, Mrs., C. O. Pearson of Robbinsdale, Ala., John of Fairfax, Iowa, Gilbert of Central City, Iowa, Clarence of Deloit, Iowa, and Rev, Sullivan of Muskegon, Michigan. A sister, Mrs. Tillie Nordeen of Odebolt and two brothers, August and Ed Lundblad, four children proceded her in death.  Seventeen grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and innumerable friends will mourn her passing.

She was a member of the Kiron Baptist church while living here. She truly loved the Lord with all her heart. Her prayers ascended as a sweet savior to the Lord for her own and for his servants. Truly a prayer warrior, with faith to remove mountains. We believe that her prayers continue for all of us. She lived a long and useful life. She now rests with the Saviour she loved and served.


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