|Birth: ||Nov. 12, 1843|
Gävleborgs län, Sweden
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1916|
FUNERAL OF PETER BOOSTROM
Center Prairie, IL, June 21 - The funeral services of Peter Boostrom were held Sunday afternoon at the Center Prairie M.E. Church. They were conducted by Rev. Mr. Strandell. The singing was mostly in Swedish by Mrs. Will Gladfelter, Mrs. A.G. Johnson, Rev. Strandell and Chas. Larson with Mrs. Will Seward at the organ.
Peter Boostrom was born in Bolnas, Sweden, November 12, 1843 and passed away peacefully at his home, Thursday evening, June 15, at the age of 72 years, 7 months and 4 days. He came to America in 1878. To this union were born one daughter, who died in infancy and one son, Elmer, who with his mother are left to mourn his loss, also two brothers and two sisters in Sweden and a large host of friends. He was a kind husband and father and a good neighbor and will be missed by all who knew him.
The pallbearers were Will and John England, Alfred Bowman, C. Carlson, Jonas Elberg and Hugh King. Interment was made in the Center Prairie Cemetery.
GALESBURG EVENING-MAIL: JUNE 21, 1916
Anna Nelson Boostrom (1849 - 1917)*
Center Prairie Cemetery
Created by: Robert Myers
Record added: Dec 29, 2009
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