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William Peter "Bill" Ahlstrom
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1900
Garfield County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1973
Cook County
Illinois, USA

William Peter Ahlstrom, 73, died Monday at Chicago Ill., from natural causes. He was the father of City Librarian Peter W. Ahlstrom.

He was born Aug. 17, 1900, at Tropic, Utah, the son of James Peter and Matilda Jolley Ahlstrom. The family moved to Basalt in 1906 and to Idaho Falls in 1921. He attended schools at Shelley.

He worked for a railroad in northern California; was in the oil fields in Texas, moving to Chicago in the 1930's where he worked in a garage and for many years had been a cab driver for the Yellow Cab Company in Chicago.

He married Ann Christensen in Chicago in 1934.

Survivors are: his son, Peter W. Ahlstrom of Idaho Falls; four grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. R. W. (Lila) Preece, Mrs. Edward C. (Vesta) Perry, Mrs. Jess (Beth) Hayes, Mrs. Monte (Wanda) Thornton, Paul W. Ahlstrom, and Farrell B. Ahlstrom all of Idaho Falls.

(Post Register, 1973) 
Family links: 
  James Peter Ahlstrom (1861 - 1940)
  Matilda Sarepta Jolley Ahlstrom (1876 - 1969)
  Anna Christensen Ahlstrom (1915 - 1936)*
  Stillborn Boy Ahlstrom (1897 - 1897)*
  James Dewey Ahlstrom (1898 - 1965)*
  William Peter Ahlstrom (1900 - 1973)
  Lila Ahlstrom Preece (1905 - 1993)*
  Vesta Matilda Ahlstrom Perry (1908 - 1986)*
  Mary Elizabeth Ahlstrom Hayes (1910 - 1979)*
  Wanda Ahlstrom Thornton (1912 - 1998)*
  Paul Wendell Ahlstrom (1915 - 1999)*
  Farrell Glen Ahlstrom (1920 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Idaho Falls
Bonneville County
Idaho, USA
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Record added: Jun 17, 2011
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You are not forgotten. William is my 5th cousin 1x removed
- Beverly Dunn
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- Grace (Cronin) Schmitt
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