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 Gustaf Axel (Olson) Bondy

Gustaf Axel (Olson) Bondy

Birth
Vrebro, Falu kommun, Dalarnas län, Sweden
Death 23 Oct 1965 (aged 90)
Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
Burial Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
Plot Section 76, Lot 15
Memorial ID 37148828 · View Source
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SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERAN

Gustaf Axel (Olson) Bondy was born December 20, 1874 in Vebro, Dalarna, Sweden. He did not list parent names on his Veterans Home application but the name Olson was put in parens and may be his father's name. He stood five foot ten inches tall.

MILITARY RECORD:
Enlisted June 1, 1895 at Minneapolis, Minnesota. Assigned to Company "D" of 8th Regiment Army Cavalry. Discharged on May 31, 1898 at Fort Meade, South Dakota with rank of Private. Pension awarded on Certificate No. C-19-047-902.

He married Elizabeth Holm on August 28, 1917. They were members of the Veterans' Home in Retsil. He died there on October 23, 1965 and was buried in the Home Cemetery.

His obituary was published in the Bremerton Sun newspaper:
G. A. Bondy, 90, a retired Seattle and Alaska attorney, died Saturday at the Washington Veterans' Home in Retsil.
He was born in Sweden and came to this country in 1893. Mr. Bondy graduated from the University of Washington School of Law in 1909 and later served as a U.S. Commissioner at Ruby, Alaska.
He practiced law at Fairbanks for many years and returned to Seattle in the 1940s. He retired four years ago.
Mr. Bondy was a member of Fortson Thygensen Camp 2, United Spanish-American War Veterans and the Alaska-Yukon Pioneers of Seattle.
Besides his wife, Elizabeth H., of Tacoma, survivors include two sons, Fred, also of Tacoma, and Lorenz, of Encino, Calif.; and six grandchildren.
Services will be held at the Veterans' Hme in Retsil.


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  • Maintained by: Souza
  • Originally Created by: Margie von Marenholtz
  • Added: 16 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37148828
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gustaf Axel (Olson) Bondy (20 Dec 1874–23 Oct 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37148828, citing Washington Veterans Home Cemetery, Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Souza (contributor 48284884) .