|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1869|
|Death: ||May 16, 1959|
BLOOMQUIST, AMANDA CHARLOTTE
Date of Birth: 13 Jan 1869
Place of Birth: OUT OF STATE
Mother Maiden Name: na
Date of Death: 16 May 1959
County of Death: CHISAGO
May 28, 1959 Chisago County Press
Amanda Charlotte Bloomquist (nee Gustafson) was born January 13, 1869, the daughter of Carl and Johanna Gustafson in Langasjo, Kronobergs Lan, Smaland, Sweden. Her she was baptized and confirmed in Sweden. At about 24 years of age she arrived in America in 1893 and came to Minnesota the same year. She had lived in America about 4 years when she became the bride of Carl August Wilhelm Bloomquist on November 30, 1897. The couple lived in Chisago City a short while but before the end of that year the moved to the area of Center City. They were received as members of the Chisago Lake Lutheran Church of Center City on March 13, 1896, where they continued their membership until death.
After the death of Mr. Bloomquist on November 24, 1943, Mrs. Bloomquist became a guest of the Chisago Lutheran Home in Chisago City on July 8, 1944 where she made her home until her death. Mrs. Bloomquist had been hospitalized in recent months, but was home in seemingly good health and good spirits last Saturday May 16, 1959 when she departed this life that evening about 10:00. She had attained the age of 90 years, 4 months and 3 days.
Mrs. Bloomquist was preceded in death, not only by her husband but also by six brothers and one sister. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Hulda Erickson of the Lutheran Home in Chisago City and by other relatives and friends. One sister in law, Mrs. Jennie Bloomquist, also survives her, living at the home in Chisago City.
Interment was in the Cemetery of the Chisago Lake Lutheran Church in Center City. The pallbearers were Chas Peterson, Chester Peterson, Herbert Peterson, Arthur Carlson, Roy Carlson and Walter Carlson.
The soloist was Rev Clarence Peterson and organist was Glen Lovestrand.
"Jesus said, Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden and I will give you rest". Matthew 11:28
Charles August William Bloomquist (1861 - 1943)*
Chisago Lake Cemetery
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Robert John Chudek
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