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Thure Alfrid Boo

Death 27 Jan 1916 (aged 61)
Burial Bronson, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 103141030 · View Source
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Thura Alfred Boo was born at Tedaholm, Sweden, February 18, 1854 where he lived until 1868 when he came to this country with his parents. The first lived in Chicago, moving later to points in Missouri and Kansas. It was 1878 when they came to this part of the state and on December 26th, 1883, he was married to Miss Kate Bocksell, of Columbus, Kas. This union was blessed with three children, one of whom died in infancy.

The first wife passed away October 26, 1886. Five years later Mr. Boo married Mrs. Martha Olson, and to them one child was born. His second wife passed away in 1897. For twelve years Mr. Boo had been night waterman at the State School for the Blind at Kansas City, Kas., until last June when he came to the home of a brother in this county, broken in health and in spirit, and has since been tenderly cared for by his children and brothers and sisters. After a lingering illness he passed away on January 27, 1916, at the age of sixty one years, eleven months and nine days.

He leaves to mourn three children, Isabell, Ernest, Lizzie, two brothers, J.A. Booth of Gas City and A.G. Boo of Stark, Kas., three sisters, Mrs. Clara Gronburg, of Savonburg, Mrs. Lottie Claus, of San Diego, Cal., and Mrs. Sophia Yochem, of Moran, Kas., besides many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at the home of his brother, A.G. Boo on Saturday, January 29th, and interment was in the Swedish cemetery five miles west of Savonburg. The services were conducted by F.E. Sard, of the Swedish Lutheran church.

Iola Register February 3, 1916

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