Carl Johan Wattenström
Born 25 Mar 1846 in Brefvens Bruk, Asker, Örebro län, Sweden
Aged Resident Dies at Home
Charles John Wattenstrom, a farmer living eight miles northeast of Rosalia,
died at his home late yesterday afternoon after an illness of nearly a year. He
had been seriously ill, however, only for the past three weeks.
Mr. Wattenstrom, a native of Sweden, was 86 years old and had lived on the farm
near Rosalia for 55 years, having secured school land from the government. He
came to Kansas from Batavia, Ill., where he had lived for several years
following his arrival in the United States when but a young man. He was born
in Sweden on March 24, 1846. Mr. Wattenstrom was a member of the Swedish
Surviving are two sons, R. E. Wattenstrom, of Loveland, Okla., and C. M.
Wattenstrom, of Eureka; a daughter, Mrs. Herbert Young of Chattanooga, Okla.; a
stepson, John Soder, of Leslie, Miss.; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Christian Church in Rosalia Saturday
afternoon at 1 o'clock with Rev. J. P. Reeves officiating. interment will be
made in the Blankenship Cemetery. The Byrd Funeral Home is in charge.
The El Dorado Times, December 15, 1932
Gustava C. Wattenstrom
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