Martin J. Iverson, 1871-1940
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/4/2009 at 07:59:56
M. Iverson Is Called To Reward
Former County Supervisor Had Been Ill Only Since Saturday of Cerebral Hemorrhage; Dies Last Night
M. J. Iverson, 69, passed away at the Coleman hospital Wednesday evening at 10:30 o'clock after an illness of only a few days duration. Death was due to cerebro-spinal hemorrhage. Mr. Iverson entered the hospital last Saturday for treatment. Prior to that time he had been enjoying fairly good health.
One of Emmet county's most prominent farmers Mr. Iverson is best known for his work as a member of the County Board of Supervisors serving in that capacity for nine years from 1924 to 1933. He also held various township offices in connection with his farm in Lincoln township. He was an aggressive type of person and was always interested in whatever was for the betterment of the county, community, home or church.
Arrangements for the funeral have not been completed pending word from a sister of the deceased living in Canada. The services will be held in the Palestine church with Rev. Peder Nordsletten in charge. Burial will be made in the Palestine cemetery. Information concerning the funeral may be obtained by calling the Mahlum & Anderson Funeral Home.
Surviving Mr. Iverson are his widow, one son, Albert Iverson, and two daughters, Mrs. Ray Olson and Mrs. Percy Herum, all of Dolliver. There are also four brothers and two sisters besides fifteen grandchildren surviving.
Source: Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; May 16, 1940.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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