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Ben Henrikson Died This Morning at 7:30 O'Clock At His Home


Ben Henrikson. who has resided, for the past twenty years on the Gilmore farm, one mile east of' Kirkwood, and one of the. well known residents of this vicinity, passed .away at 7:30 o'clock this morning at his home, after a two years illness of stomach trouble. Part of this two years, Mr. Henrikson was confined to his bed, but of late he had been able to be up and around.Saturday.he was in Monmouth and feeling; fairly good, but upon returning home became ill again and the end .came this morning.

Deceased was born in Sweden, June 5, 1866, and resided there until 18888 when he came to the United States. He immediately carne.west and .located in Warren County and has made his home here ever since. .In 1886. he .vas united; in marriage to Miss Anna Fallman of Kirkwood [who preceded him in death six years ago.] To this .union four children were born, all of whom are home __ They are Archie, Mabel, Esther and Carl.

.Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock,from the home and interment will be in Kirkwood Cemetery.

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