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Mrs. Ralph Salmon(Jennie Skarin) Rites Held Tuesday



KIRON...Mrs. Ralph Salmon, 80, died at the Horn Memorial Hospital early Saturday morning. She had been a resident at Colonial Manor in Odebolt and was hospitalized Friday. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, December 17, at the Evangelical Free Church in Arthur at 2 o'clock.
Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Salmon were held Tuesday, December 17 at the Evangelical Free Church in Arthur with the Rev. Robert Lundberg officiating. Helen McGee was organist and accompanied James Linman who sang "Beyond the Sunset" and "How Great Thou Art."
Pallbearers were : Earland Hoaglund, Ronald Hoaglund, Donald Stephan, Bruce Skarin, Warren Skarin, and Robert Skarin. Burial was in the Kiron Cemetery.
Jennie Elizabeth Salmon, daughter of Fred and Augusta (Gustafson)Skarin, was born at Sac City, Iowa September 13, 1894.
12 December 1917 she was married to Ralph Salmon in Ida Grove, Iowa. They had two sons. They lived on farms around Kiron and Arthur until they retired and moved to Ida Grove in 1950. She lived there until April 1972 when she went to live at Colonial manors in Odebolt.
She died December 14, 1974 at Horn Memorial hospital in Ida Grove. Sshe was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; one sister, Esther; four brothers, Axel, John, David, and Harry; and one great granddaughter. Survivors include two sons, LeRoy of Kiron, and Verdell, of Schleswig; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grand-children; and one sister, Mabel Johnson of Odebolt.
She was a member of the Arthur Evangelical Free Church for many years and attended regularly as long as her health permitted.

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