Notice in the 24 December 1925 Odebolt Chronicle:
Freddie Sears, the 5-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Sears died Friday at the Ida Grove Hospital with complications of diabetes. He leaves his parents, 3 sisters and 2 brothers to mourn his death. Funeral services were held at the Swedish Baptist Church with Rev. E. J. Nordlander of Kiron conducting the services.