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Submitted by Joan Johnson

Hand-written obituary:

Engerman Olson was born Oct. 18, 1835 at Kronebergs San, Verastad Forsamling, Sweden. Died Mar 25, 1924, at Tampico Illinois, 88 years, 5 months, 7 days. He was the eldest child of Olof Johanson and Ellen Hokinson to which union thirteen children were born all of whom have preceeded  him in death but one brother , John Olson and one sister, Mrs. Magnus Peterson. 

Was married May 5, 1878 to Emma Gustafva Johanson, Rysby Socken, Kroneergs San, Sweden. To this union were born six children; Ida Maria , died in infancy; Alfred Olof; Amanda Sandrock;Elfrida Matilda; Segrie Mari Pierson; and Boline.

Landed in America Oct. 18, 1889.

While living in the vicinity of Fairfield was a member of the Swedish Lutheran Church of New Bedford, Ill.

He leaves to mourn his death, his wife, children, six grandchildren, nephews, and nieces and a host of friends. Brother & sister.

Memorial Card:

Pall Bearers:

Swan Crosell Albert Ferris           Joe Teach Fred Ruch
Swan Anderson                             John S. Johnshon

Family Record:

Father: Olaf Johanson
Mother: Ellen Hokinson
Other family members:
Johan Olson
Engred Peterson

Services:   At Home in Tampico

Officiating Clergy: Rev. T. Nordale, Swedish Lutheran

Music: “Nearer My god to Thee” “Beyond The River”

By: Margaret Scott, Myrtle Graham and Neva C. Denison

Interment: Tampico Memorial Cemetery

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