|THOMAS ANDERSON DEAD |
On April 29, at 6 p.m., Thomas Anderson passed away at his home in Dexterville.
He had been stricken with paralysis about three and a half years ago from which he never recovered, and which was the final cause of his death.
Deceased was born in Denmark, February 29, 1848, and emigrated to America in 1867, locating near Cedar Falls, Ia., and later moving to Webster county, Ia., in 1877, and again moving to Howard county of that state in 1896. He came to Washington county in 1902 where he has since made his home, living on a farm four miles southwest of Herman until he moved to Blair six years ago.
Mr. Anderson was twice married but leaves but one son to mourn him.
The funeral services were held in the Danish Lutheran church of this city on last Sunday and interment was made in the Blair cemetery, the body being followed to its final resting place by a large concourse of friends and relatives. Among those from a distance in attendance were: Mr. and Mrs. S. Lindquist and Mrs. H.C. Hansen of Red Cloud; Mr. Chris Sevinhart, Mr. and Mrs. Soren Nielson, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jensen, and Mrs. Wall of Elba; Mr. Louis Christensen and family of Lincoln, and Mr. Carl Bertelsen and his mother, of Des Moines, Iowa.