|Birth: ||May 15, 1861|
Oslo fylke, Norway
|Death: ||Apr. 26, 1949|
John Ekstrom, 87 of 325 Healy, died at his home at six-fifteen a.m. today of causes incident to age.
Mr. Ekstrom was born in Norway, May 15, 1861, a son of Erick and Kaisa Andersson Ekstrom. With his parents he came to the United States in 1869 and resided in Morgan and Weber counties. He was a pioneer settler of Milton, Morgan county, Where he was a farmer and stock raiser. For about 43 years he had been employed by a railroad company. He also was employed for a time by McKesson-Robbins, Inc.
In June, 1882, he married Flora Kidman (div.) and, following ..., he married Ellen Peterson in September, 1891. She later died. (In June 1906 he married Jennie Ryan, she died in 1920.) In (Oct.)1921 he married Elizabeth Wynn Beutler.
A member of the L.D.S. church and a high priest in the Ogden First ward, he had been active in several organizations. He was a member of the Nauvoo trek two years ago.
Surviving are his widow, Ogden: and several sons and daughters: John Elmer Ekstrom, Ogden; Allen S. Ekstrom, Martinez, Calif.; Roland Ekstrom, Montague, Calif.; Mrs. Blanche Drews, Idaho Falls, Ida.; Mrs. Edna Simms, Santa Monica, Calif.; Mrs. Agnes Askey, Sparks, Nev; Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell, Emmett, Ida.; Mrs. Hattie Yorgensen, Corning, Calif. and Hugo Olson of Peterson.
The Body is at the mortuary, 3408 Washington."
"EKSTROM--Funeral services for John Ekstrom, retired farmer, husband of Elizabeth Butler Ekstrom of 325 Healy St., will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in Lindquist and Sons Colonial funeral chapel with Walter H. Checketts, bishop of the First ward officiating. Friends may call at the funeral chapel Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Friday until the service hour. Internment in the Milton cemetery."
Children by 1st wife, Florence Louise Kidman Ekstrom Yergensen:
Elizabeth Charlotte Ekstrom Campbell
Florence Harriet Ekstrom Yergensen
All other children by 2nd wife, Ellen Charlotte Peterson Ekstrom. The youngest two were adopted following the death of their mother, hence, the different last names.
Erik Andersson Ekström (1826 - 1881)
Cajsa Stina Andersson Ekstrom (1823 - 1901)
Florence Louise Kidman Yergenson (1865 - 1953)
Ellen Charlotte Petterson Ekstrom (1870 - 1904)
Jeanette Florence Ryan Ekstrom (1868 - 1920)
Elizabeth Jane Winn Ekstrom (1869 - 1958)
Elizabeth Charlotte Ekstrom Campbell (1884 - 1964)*
Florence Harriet Ekstrom Hansen Yergensen (1889 - 1959)*
John Elmer Ekstrom (1892 - 1962)*
Eric Hessler Ekstrom (1894 - 1939)*
Agnes Luette Ekstrom Dedman (1895 - 1970)*
Allen Spencer Ekstrom (1897 - 1970)*
Roland Winfield Ekstrom (1899 - 1988)*
Blanche Charlotte Ekstrom Drewes (1900 - 1991)*
Edna Margarite Sims Smith (1902 - 1981)*
Harold Hugo Olsen (1903 - 1979)*
Mary (Maja) Cajsa Ekström Holmstedt (1850 - 1937)*
John Ekstrom (1861 - 1949)
Created by: Deebie
Record added: Sep 22, 2009
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