Elmer Bonner Iverson Obituary
i Obituary Fonton of age, in the Heart Ailment Was Fatal to Elmer Iverson Elmer Bonner Iverson was born in Rock Valley, la., on Mn,y 30, 1895, and ho passed away at his home southwest of Ringsted on Saturday morning, May 13, at the age of 54 years, 11 months and 13 days after a long illness of a heart affliction. He came to a farm near when he was seven years and ho grew to manhood Fonton community. Mr. Iverson was married at the age of 22 to Llllls.n Funk of Whlt- temorc. The young couple farmed two years with his mother on the home farm, his father having died when he was a small boy. Then they moved to a farm southwest of Fcnton where they lived and raised their family of two sons and three daughters. As a boy and men he was well- liked. He had many friends, and he was a good neighbor.' He had been gradually losing his health for several years. Since last Christmas he has become much.worse. His physicians ad- viscdV him to go to Rochester, Minn., for treatment, which he did. His heart condition proved to be serious, and his death coma suddenly and unexpectedly at 3:10 a. m. last Saturday. • Mr, Iverson leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Lillian; three daughters, Amelda, now Mrs. Clyde Wilson of Estherville; Alice, now Mrs. Emmet Wilson • of Emmetsburg; and Edna, now Mrs. Robert McClelland of, Clinton; two son3, Alvin a,nd Harold, at homo; eight grandchildren; .two brothers, Otto Iverson of Cylinder, and Darwin Iverson of Armstrong, and many other relatives and'friends. His parents and one brother, Earl, have preceded him in death. Funeral services were conducted in the home near Ringsted at 1 o 'clock and in the Methodist church, in Fcnton at 1 o 'clock on Tuesday nJternoon, May 16, by the Rev. J. T. Snyder of Klngsley, assisted by the Rev. F. E. Flowers of Fcn ton. Music was given by Mrs. Lester Weisbrod, Mrs. Fred Mortcnsen and Miss Juanita Slraley with Mra. Clarence Osborn at the organ. Pail benrers were Carl Peterson, Jon Origer, Raymond Johnson, Adolph Peril, Philip Wander and John Waito. Interment was in the Methodist cemetery u<t Fenton.