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BERKLAND, Elma 1895-1983


Posted By: Linda (email)
Date: 11/17/2011 at 09:56:04

Funeral services for Elma Berkland, 87, of rural Inwood were held Saturday morning in Our Savior's Lutheran church there with Rev. Arno Frerichs officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Porter Funeral Home. She died Wednesday, July 27, at the Canton-Inwood hospital in Canton, S.D.

Elma Berkland was born October 4, 1895, in rural Inwood. She was educated in rural schools and graduated from college at Cedar Falls. She taught in various schools until 1929 when she moved to Postville. After teaching there for 16 years she returned to the family homestead in rural Inwood.

Survivors include two brothers, Lawrence and Marvin, both of rural Inwood, and four sisters, Geneva Roti, Alice Berkland and Florence Berkland, all of Canton, and Eunice Vegge, Luverne, Minn.

Lyon County Reporter, Rock Rapids, Iowa, Monday, August 1, 1983, page 3.


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