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THE TILLER AND TOILER, 24 June 1929
Obituary of JOHN M. SJOGREN
Death of John J. Sjogren
He Had Been a Resident of Pawnee
County for Fifty Years

John M. Sjogren, who has lived in Larned for nine years, and who has been a resident of Pawnee county for fifty years, died at his home at 915 Topeka Street Monday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at the Beckwith mortuary this afternoon at 2:30, with Rev. R. L. Foster, and Rev. G. H. Cosper officiating. Burial will be in Pawnee Rock cemetery.
Mr. Sjogren, who had been ill for nearly a year, was well known in Larned, and had a wide circle of friends in Pawnee and adjacent counties. Nearly fifty years ago he came to Pawnee county, and lived on a farm in the Pawnee Rock neighborhood, until nine years ago, when he came to Larned.
John M. Sjogren was born near Stockholm. Sweden, July 6, 1848, and came to this country when a young man. He died at his home in Larned June 24, 1929,at an age of 80 years, 11 months and 18 days. Besides his wife he leaves to mourn his loss three daughters; Mrs. Charles Gilkerson, of Pawnee county, Mrs. David Freeburg, of Pawnee Rock, and Mrs. Clyde Gates, of Santa Ana, California. All three daughters were with him at the time of his death.

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