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HANCOCK, Selma (Bergland) 1887-1974


Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 4/23/2020 at 16:39:52

Waterville - Mrs. Selma Hancock, 87, of Waterville, died Tuesday, May 28, at Waukon Veterans Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Waterville Lutheran Church, with Rev. Roger Zieg officiating. Burial will be in the Rossville cemetery.

Friends may cal after 2 p.m. Wednesday at Martin Bros. Funeral Home, Waukon, Iowa.

She was born Selma Bergland on May 22, 1887, in Winneshiek County and was married on October 30, 1912, to John Hancock. He died in 1954.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. James Gruber of Lansing, Mrs. Byron Kroshus of Spring Grove, Minn., and Mrs. Donald Stirn of Bettendorf, Iowa; a sister, Mrs. Olga Luzum of Decorah, Iowa; three brothers, Seval Bergland of Ossian, Miller Bergland of Decorah, and Arthur Bergland of Elkader, Iowa; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

~La Crosse Tribune, May 29, 1974


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