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Obituary of Emma Youngberg - Jan 18, 1938 -- Kiron Newspaper



LAST RITES FOR MISS EMMA YOUNGBERG
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Who Succumbed in Omaha After Operation
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Word was received here Saturday evening of the death of Miss Emma Youngberg at the St. Josephs hospital in Omaha, at 5:35 pm following an operation which she submitted to Thursday January 13. Miss Youngberg had been a patient in this hospital almost two weeks. Prior to that she had been a patient in the Odebolt hospital two weeks. Her health had failed her since last October.
Miss Emma Youngberg was the daughter of Andrew and Olivia Youngberg, deceased pioneers of this locality. She was born on the Youngberg homestead 1 mile south and one half mile west of Kiron, December 10, 1871. In 1904 she moved with her parents to their new home 1 mile south of Kiron, where she spent the remainder of her life. Her father passed away May 5, 1905, and her mother, who had reached 98 years, passed away March 18, 1935.
Two brothers, George and Albert Youngberg survive her. Two sisters, Anna and Hilma, died during the diphtheria epidemic. She leaves a number of other relatives and many friends.
Emma Youngberg was a devout Christian woman in the Free Baptist faith. She was converted and baptized in her early years. She was of a quiet nature, but endeared herself to the many who knew her.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the home and at 2 o'clock from the Baptist church in Kiron, conducted by Rev. W. W. Johnson. Special singing was rendered. Pallbearers were, Elmer and Jubel Mauritz, Vernie Winquist, Edner Larson, Emil Olson and Adolph Salmonson.
Interment was made in the family plot in the Kiron cemetery. Peace be to her memory.
She had reached the age of 66 years, 1 month and 5 days.
Relatives and friends from a distance were, Mrs. Augusta Anderson, Mrs. Addie Wilkerson and Mrs. G. R. Whisler of Coon Rapids, Iowa.

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