Mrs. Peter (1857 - 1911)
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 11/02/1911
Helsten, Mrs. Peter (3 DEC 1857 - 24 OCT 1911)
Mrs. Peter Helsten died at her home in the city of Ashland, Wis., on Tuesday, Oct. 24th, 1911, of Bright’s disease, aged 53 years, 10 months and 21 days.
Deceased was born in Silfberg, Sweden, Dec. 3, 1857, and came to America to reside twenty years later; she was united in marriage to Peter Helsten at Port Huron, about thirty years ago. Eight children were born to them, four of whom, Charles, Hildegard, Berger and Hilma, survive to mourn with their father, the death of a kind and loving wife and mother.
The family resided in Colby, Clark Co., Wis. fourteen years ago. Mrs. Helsten was held in high esteem by her neighbors and friends and always had a kindly greeting for all.
The funeral and interment took place at Ashland last Thursday.
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