|Turnquist, Adolph (1872 - 1960)|
|TURNQUIST HENDRICKSON AXELSON TELL BERTZ FELIX|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 07/ /1960
Turnquist, Adolph (1872 - 1960)
GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY--Adolph Turnquist, 88, died Thursday morning, July 28, 1960 at his home in rural Greenwood after a lingering illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Our Savior's Lutheran Church here. Chester Christensen, pastor at Janesville, will officiate and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Hill Funeral Home from Sunday afternoon until 11 a.m. Monday, when the body will be taken to the church.
Mr. Turnquist was born June 13, 1872, in Torboda, Sweden. He came to this country in 1892 and settled in Chicago, Ill. Two years later he moved to Greenwood and after his marriage to Julia Hendrickson on June 3, 1903, he began farming in this area. He operated his farm 3 miles northeast of Greenwood for the past 48 years. The Turnquists celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1953.
He served on the Christopherson School Board for many years and was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church.
Surviving him are his widow and four daughters, Mrs. E.H. (Helen) Axelson, Chicago, Ill. Mrs. Paul (Vera) Tell, Palatine, Ill. Mrs. Jerome (Ruth) Bertz, Loyal and Mrs. John (Verdelle) Felix, Greenwood. There are five grandchildren.
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