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March 26,1953 Odebolt Chronicle
B.A. Samuelson – 10 March 1953

Funeral services were held for B.A. Samuelson at the Arthur Baptist Church on Monday, April 23,1953 at 2 o'clock. Brent August Samuelson, son of John and Johannah Magnus Samuelson was born in Halland län, Sweden on February 26,1869. He passed away March 20,1953. When he was one year old he came with his parents and two brothers to Crawford County, Iowa. He lived for four years at Arcadia, Iowa and then four years near Deloit, Iowa. In the spring of 1878 he moved to Hayes township, Ida County. On July 15,1894 he married Christine Bergman and they moved to Wheeler township in Sac County. To them were born two children, Joe and Olive. After the death of his wife, his daughter and son-in-law made a home with them (Mr. and Mrs. Ben Houser). He was a breeder of purebred livestock and did this for fifty years. He was also president of the Kiron Telephone Company in 1902. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife in 1919, and five brothers. Besides his children he leaves to mourn his death three grandchildren, Ruth, Joseph and Audrey Samuelson, and two great-grandchildren. Burial was in the Hayes township cemetery.

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