Mrs. Anna Lundgren Youngquist
Obituary - Oct 1937 - Gowrie, Iowa -- Kiron News clipping
MRS. YOUNGQUIST SUCCUMBS IN HOSPITAL
Mrs. Anna Lundgren-Youngquist was born in Sweden, June 10, 1867,
and passed away in the Lake City hospital, Tuesday, Oct 26, 1937.
Mrs. Youngquist's health began to fail about 6 months ago, but
did not become serious until some weeks ago. She was confined
to the hospital 6 weeks before her death.
She came to America in 1880, and in 1888 was united in marriage
to A. G. Youngquist of Gowrie. For many years they lived on their
farm northeast of Gowrie, until later years, when they retired
from active life and moved into Gowrie. Mr. Youngquist passed
away several years ago.
To this union was born four sons Victor H. Youngquist of Kiron,
Arthur, Alvin, and Oscar, all of Gowrie, and one daughter, Evelyn,
Mrs. Perry Wells of Des Moines. Beside these she is also survived
by one sister, Mrs. Diebold of San Francisco, Cal., and one brother,
Chas. Lundgren of Estherville, Iowa, five grandchildren and many
other relatives and friends.
In 1887 Mrs. Youngquist was baptized and became affiliated with
the Baptist church in Gowrie where she was a faithful member and
worker until that church dissolved when she transfered her membership
to the Stratford Baptist church.
Mrs. Youngquist lived a beautiful Christian life,. She had made
many warm friends here during visits in the home of her son Victor.
Funeral services were held on Friday afternoon from the home and
the Methodist church with Rev. Turnwall of Chicago officiating,
assisted by Rev. Walker of Gowrie, Rev. Sorley of Stratford and
Rev. W. W. Johnson of Kiron. Rev. Johnson sang a solo and two
numbers were given by a mixed quartette from Gowrie. The pallbearers
were the four sons and two nephews. There was a profusion of beautiful
Interment was made in the family plot in the Gowrie Cemetery.
Peace by to her memory.
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