Obit: Turnquist, Adolph #2 (1872 - 1960)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Turnquist, Hendrickson, Axelson, Tell, Bertz, Felix

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 04 AUG 1960

Turnquist, Adolph (13 JUNE 1872-29? AUG 1960)

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Greenwood for Adolph Turnquist, 88, who died Thursday morning at his home in Greenwood after a lingering illness. Chester Christenson, pastor at Janesville officiated at the service and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The pallbearers were R. E. Larson Loyal; Henry Olson, Gerald Jolivette, Delmond Johnson, Arthur Turnquist and Carlton Turnquist, all of Greenwood.

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 ½ 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 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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