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Andrew Ericson 1858-1933


Posted By: Sharon K Hesebeck (email)
Date: 4/7/2023 at 19:01:33

Following an illness of two years, Andrew Ericson, resident of Everly and vicinity for more than 40 years, died at the home of Mrs. Emil Sorenson in Spencer Wednesday, May 4. At the time of his death he was 75 years and 4 months of age.
Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon at two o'clock at the Cobb-Phelps funeral home, the Rev. G. L. Dagner, pastor of the Swedish Lutheran church of Spencer, officiating.
Interment was in the Lone Tree cemetery at Everly.
Mr. Ericson was born In the parish of Nora, Westmanland, Sweden, January 3. 1858. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church of Sweden at an early age. la 1879 he came to America, locating at Galva, Illinois.
He was united in marriage to Miss Sophie Beck September 1, 1880. They came to Iowa seven years later and located on a farm seven and one-half miles north of Everly. They continued to farm until in 1920 when they moved into the town of Everly where Mrs. Ericson died October 15, 1929.
Mr. and Mrs. Ericson became the parents of five sons and one daughter; Emil, who preceded his father in death March 9, 1919, Julius of St. Paul, Melwin of LeMars, William of Willmar, Elmer of Rossie and Mrs. Selma Klarstrom of Everly.
Besides the four sons and one daughter, Mr. Ericson is survived two sisters, Mrs. Andrew Sundquist of Holdredge, Neb., and Mrs. Carrie Snell of Sweden, two brothers, Carl Ericson of Kansas City, Kan., and Alfred Ericson of Minneapolis, 14
grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Page 15 of Spencer News Herald, published in Spencer, Iowa on Friday, May 12th, 1933


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