Obituary of Frank Ogren - 20
Oct 1937 -- Kiron Newspaper
PASSING OF FRANK OGREN AT CARROLL HOSPITAL MONDAY
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
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
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