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Edla Charlotte Sjogren --born 15 August 1871 --died 19 may 1935

Mrs. Charlotte Remrey, formerly Edla Charlotte Sjogren, passed away at her home in Wacker, Ill. at 8:00 o'clock Sunday evening, 19 May 1935 as the result of a heart attack, at the age of 63 years, 9 months and 4 days. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 o'clock from the M. E. church in Wacker, Ill, conducted by the pastor of the Baptist church at Mr. Carroll, Ill. Interment was made in the Hickory Grove cemetery. She was born in Misterhilt Socken, Kalmar Lan, Sweden, 15 August 1871, and came to this country with her parents and rest of the family in July 1881. They arrived in Crawford county August 1st where the family settled.
She was married to Charles Remrey August 28, 1889 and to this union were born 14 children, all of whom survive.
The first year after their marriage was spent on a farm in Crawford county, Iowa. In the spring of 189x they moved to Clinton Iowa, where they made their home for a number of years, later moving to Illinois.
Surviving are the following children: Frank, William, and Peter in Clinton; Edward of Grand Mound, Ixxx; Mrs. Emil Cleppe, of Chelsea, xxx; Mrs. Bruce Stiles and Mrs. Paul Sireher, both of Savanna, Ill, Mrs. Adam "X"ockel, of Fair Haven, Charles of Fulton, Toby of Daggetts, Harry of Dixon, Mark, Mae, and Adelbert all at home. There are also 31 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren, Three brothers, S. M., C. E. , and Robert Sjogren of Kiron, Iowa.
All the children attended the funeral with the exception of Mrs. Cleppe who could not attend because of sickness. The large attendance and the beautiful floral display showed the high esteem in which she was held in the community.
Those attending from a distance were S. M., C. E. and Robert Sjogren of Kiron, Iowa and Martin Olson, a cousin from South Dakota.

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