|Birth: ||Aug. 17, 1847|
Nord-Trøndelag fylke, Norway
|Death: ||Dec. 3, 1912|
A. O. Blomgren Died on Tuesday Evening; A. O. Blomgren died at his home on Las Palmas Avenue Tuesday evening, December 3rd, at 10:30 o'clock. Mr. Blomgren had been ill for some time suffering from general tubercular and liver trouble.
Patterson's First Settler Laid to Rest
The news of the death of Andrew O. Blomgren, which was briefly noted in these columns last week, caused much sorrow and regret among Mr. Blomgren s many friends in this community, although the news was not entirely unexpected, as he had been ill for a long time.
He suffered from bowel and liver trouble, and for some years his health had been on the decline, his ailments confining him to his bed for some months previous to his death.
Andrew O. Blomgren was born August 17, 1847, at Namsos, Norway, and was sixty-five years of age at the time of his decease. He and his family came to California about eight years ago, living for four years at Palo Alto and a year and half at Los Gatos previous to coming to Patterson. He arrived here April 24, 1910, and purchased a farm on Las Palmas avenue, where the family has since made its home.
He was one of the first settlers on the Patterson Colony, and was widely known and respected for his many sterling qualities. He was a kind husband and father, and a citizen of which any community might have been proud. He was an officer of the Patterson Farmers' Association, having been its treasurer since the association was formed. Mr. Blomgren died Tuesday evening, Dec. 3rd, about 10 o clock, surrounded by his immediate family.
As his brother, N. J. Blomgren of Patterson, was in the Middle West, the funeral was. postponed until Sunday, Dec. 8th at 2 p.m., all the necessary arrangements being made by Davis & Evans, the funeral directors of Patterson.
The services were held at the Blomgren home by Rev. J. H. Brono of San Francisco, and interment was in Grayson cemetery temporarily, as Patterson has no cemetery as yet. The pall bearers were O. S. Lokka, Ole Brown, Sanfried Peterson, 0scar Engblom, E. Refsland and Thomas Christopherson.
The deceased leaves a widow to mourn his loss and six children, Iver, Olaf, Albert, Edward, Christine, and Olena. He also leaves two brothers, N .J. Blomgren of Patterson and J. E. Blomgren, who resides in Michigan, and a sister, Mrs John Mickelson of Patterson.
Beret Trondsdotter Ellingboe Blomgren (1855 - 1918)
Patterson District Cemetery
Plot: C12 71
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Record added: Jan 07, 2008
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