Obit: Ystad, Raffeal O. (1868 - 1937)
Contact:  Audrey Roedl


----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 17 June 1937

Surnames:Ystad, Raffeal O. (19 NOV 1868 - 9 JUN 1937)

Raffeal Odin Ystad passed away at the home of his niece, Mrs. Joe Hecker of Loyal, at the age of 68 years, Wednesday morning, June 9, 1937, where he has made his home the past year.

Mr. Ystad was born in Indaroin, Norway, Nov. 19, 1868. He came to America in 1890 at the age of 22 years. After traveling for some time he resided on a farm northwest of Greenwood until thirteen months ago. Since that time he has made his home where he passed away.

He leaves to mourn four sisters in Norway, one sister, Mrs. John Wisth of Milwaukee, one brother Hans Ystad of Greenwood, beside a number of relatives and friends.

A short prayer was held at Shiller’s Undertaking Parlors, after which relatives and friends accompanied the body to the Trondjjein Church near Greenwood where funeral services were held. The Rev. M. K. Aaberg officiated and interment took place in the Greenwood Cemetery.



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