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Obituary of Frank Ogren - 20 Oct 1937 -- Kiron Newspaper



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PASSING OF FRANK OGREN AT CARROLL HOSPITAL MONDAY
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Frank Ogren passed away at the Carroll hospital Monday morning Oct. 18, 1937, at 6:55 sm. Mr. Ogren had been a patient in the Carroll hospital for three weeks. He submitted to an operation the 12th. Blood transfusions from his two older sons, Allen and Chester, were given him on Wednesday and Friday. His wife, and his sister, Mrs. C. L. Teaquist, were at his bedside the last days.
Frank Oscar Ogren was the fourth child of the late John and Hohanna Ogren, and was born April 7, 1881, on the Ogren homestead directly south of Kiron, where he grew to manhood, attending the public schools and later the Denison Normal College. Upon completing his college work he became one of Crawford county's progressive farmers. His entire life was lived in Crawford county.
On April 11, 1917, he was united in marriage to Miss Minnie Peterson and moved to his newly improved farm just north of Kiron, which has been his home since.
This union was blessed with six children, five sons and one daughter, namely: Allen, Chester, William, Robert, John and Frances, the daughter, the youngest being 13 months old. These with the bereaved wife mourn his departure together with two sisters Emily, Mrs. C. L. Teaquist, of Spencer, Nebraska, and Selma, Mrs. John Olson, of Hudson, SD and one brother, Emil, of Marshalltown, Iowa. Two brothers preceeded him in death, Will in 1927 and Herman in 1930. He also leaves a large number of relatives and a host of friends.
Frank was confirmed in the Lutheran faith in the Bethel Lutheran church under the pastorage of Rev. Broleen. He was one of the staunch and faithful members of the church where he has held offices. He was held in high esteem by all who knew him. He had excellent judgement in business and as a farmer. He was a kind good husband, father and friend. He was also interested in civic affairs, at present being township trustee.
Funeral services will be held from the home on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and from the Bethel Lutheran church at 2:00 o'clock with the pastor, Rev. Herbert N. Johnson, in charge.
Interment will be in the Bethel Lutheran cemetery.
In the going of Frank Ogren, Crawford county loses one of its influential citizens.

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