Peter Tornell

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Peter Tornell - 2 WELL KNOWN LOCAL MeN DIE SATURDAY P.M. Peter...
2 WELL KNOWN LOCAL MeN DIE SATURDAY P.M. Peter Trrncll and Jacob Jonasson Are Called After After Long Illnesses Esthervllle was saddened this week by the passing on Saturday afternoon afternoon of two well-known residents, residents, Peter Tornell, 71. and Jacob Jonasson. 65. Both men had been 111 for many months of heart disease. disease. Mr. Torncll was born on Sept. 5, 18C2 in Sweden but came to America America as a child of three. Since 1891 he had made his home In Emmet county with the exception of two years in North Dakota. On March 29. 1R03 h" was united In marriage to Miss Lottie Glffonl. To them were born six children five of whom and the widow survive his passing. Four of the children reside in California. They are Leonard. Dr Robert and Mrs. Fred Jorgensen of ™ Angeles, and Mrs. w. a. steph- ens of Oakland. A third daughter Mrs. Lester Stevens lives on the Tornell home farm near Haifa and the oldest child, a daughter Florence Florence died as a child of three. One brother O. W. Tornell lives at Pilot Mound. There arc five grandchildren. grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at one-thirty from the home on North 13th street, and at two from the Presbyterian church of which the deceased man was an cider. Rev. A. O. Bailey will be in carge. Interment Interment will be made in the Armstrong Armstrong cemetery. Pall bearers will be C. E. Cavin. J. M. Cummings. H. D. Hinsch, Thos. Thompson, J. S. Brawford and Charles Lewis with elders of the church Dr. W. E. Bradley, John Darling. Charles Barber, S. H. Williams. Joseph Orvis, Orvis, Robert Knight and Chas. Jackson Jackson serving as honorary pall bearers.

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  1. Estherville Daily News,
  2. 23 Jan 1934, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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