[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Agnes Larson Mahlum 1837-1910


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 8/1/2010 at 22:56:33

Death of Mrs. W. H. Mahlum
Highly Respected Old Lady Passes to Her Reward Tuesday Night
Old Settler of This City
Funeral to be Held From M.E. Church Thursday Afternoon at 2:00 O’clock

After an illness of several months Mrs. W. H. Mahlum died at her home on North 4th Street at eleven o’clock Monday evening August 8th in the 74th years of her age. Funeral is to be held from the M.E. church at 2:00 o’clock Thursday afternoon and interment made in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Her maiden name was Agnes Larson, born in Norway July 17, 1837. In 1866 she came to this county, settling in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. May 9th, 1869 she was united in marriage to W. H. Mahlum. To this union five children were born all of whom are living: George of Albert Lea; Henry W., of this city; Albert, of Northern Minnesota; Mrs. E. I. Stanhope, of Humboldt, and Mrs. E. J. Dodge, of Stewartville, Minnesota. She moved with her husband to Clear Lake where they lived ten years and then came to Estherville in 1896 where she has since resided.

Mrs. Mahlum was a noble Christian lady, a devoted and loving wife and mother and a kind neighbor.

For several years she ha been in poor health but she suffered in patience and uncomplainingly. Her death, although not expected was a shock to her relatives and friends. Besides her husband and children, she is survived by two brothers, Peter Larsen, of Eastman Iowa and Christian Larsen of Norway. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, August 10, 1910)


Emmet Obituaries maintained by Lynn Diemer-Mathews.
WebBBS 4.33 Genealogy Modification Package by WebJourneymen

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]