Obituary of Mrs. K. J. Palm (Anna ?) (21 June 1876 - 31 May 1938)
-- Arthur --- Mrs. K. J. Palm was born on June 21, 1876 at Meridan, Iowa (Madrid?) and passed away Tuesday, May 31, 1938 at the Lutheran hospital in Sioux City, at the age of 61 years, 11 months, and 10 days. Mrs. Palm had suffered from heart trouble for the past four weeks. Mrs. Palm came, as a small girl to Denison where she resided for some time with her folks and later resided at Omaha and in South Dakota coming from there to Odebolt. For the past 42 years she has been a resident in Hayes township, Ida county.
She was united in marriage to K. J. Palm May 29, 1896. This union was blest with four children, 3 sons and one daughter. The one son, Elmer, passed away in 1933. Those left to mourn her departure are the husband and the three children, Emanuel of Morningside, Esther, Mrs. Elmer Lindgren of Lawton and Arthur who resides on the home place. She also leaves 1 grandson, two cousins, Mrs. Edna Gustafson of Sioux City, and Mrs. George Anderson of Texas and a host of friends here and wherever she has resided.
Mrs. Palm was converted at the age of 16 years and was baptized at Alcester, So. Dak. In 1908 she became affiliated with the Arthur Baptist church where she was a most faithful and untiring worker. She served as Sunday School Superintendent for 11 years and was vice-chairman of the church as well as serving in many other capacities. She lived a beautiful Christian life and was loved and respected by all who knew her. She was always sacrificing herself in the service of her friends.
Funeral services were held on Friday afternoon from the home and the Arthur Baptist church conducted by the pastor, Rev. Arthur Erickson. Many could not get place in the church. Beautiful singing was rendered. The pallbearers were Arthur Lindberg, Will Sonnichsen, Roy Linman, Reuben Carlson, Frank Heitman, and Lester Belstien. Interment was made in the Hayes township cemetery. Peace be to her memory.