Sunday’s Obituary – Helen Matilda Kolb – Snohomish, Washington

Helen Matilda Kolb

Mrs. Helen Matilda Kolb, 73, a resident of Snohomish since 1913, died March 4 at her home on Route One. Mrs. Kolb was born March 31, 1877, at Brownhelm, O., and went with her parents to Wisconsin when she was 3 years old. In 1901 she moved to Everett and twelve years later came to Snohomish. Mrs. Kolb was a member of First Methodist Church of Snohomish. Surviving are are [sic] her husband, Godfrey Kolb at the family home; three daughters, Mrs. F. B. Dreyer of Sunnyside, Mrs. Albert Fisher of Sutherland, Ore., and Mrs. Carl Nelson of Zillah; one son, Ray Kolb of Seattle, one brother and one sister in Wisconsin and eleven grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Purdy and Dawson Funeral Home.

Everett Herald, Everett, Washington, 5 March 1951, page 5, column 3.

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Obituary - Helen Matilda Kolb, Snohomish, Washington

Everett Herald, Everett, Washington, 5 March 1951, page 5, column 3.

Sunday’s Obituary – Arne Kolden – Everett, Washington

Rev. Arne Kolden Taken by Death

The Rev. Arne Kolden, 77, died at 3322 Broadway this morning. He had been in the Lutheran ministry since 1904.

Born at Adams, Wis., July 25, 1873, he was educated at Augsbury Seminary, Minneapolis, Minn., and was ordained to the ministry in 1904. He came West immediately, taking up home mission work at Spokane. There he organized Bethany Congregation of the Lutheran Free Church.

From Spokane the Rev. Mr. Kolden went to Alberta, Canada, where he engaged in home mission work at Eagle Hill. In 1911 he organized the Rosedale Congregation in Minneapolis and in 1913 he returned to the West Coast to serve the Lakewood, Silvana and East Stanwood parish. After several years there he began devoting his time to interim pastor work at Everett, Poulsbo and Silverton and Astoria, Ore. He also engaged in Sunday school and young people’s work in East Stanwood and vicinity before retiring because of failing health in 1945.

In 1904 the Rev. Mr. Kolden was married to Ida Hanson of Blanchardsville, Wis., who survives him. He also is survived by a sister, Mrs. Anna Ackerman of Hesperia, Mich.

Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Calvary Lutheran Church, the Rev. Arthur Reesnes, assisted by Jens Halvorson and the Rev. Martin Bjornson, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of the Solie Funeral Home.

Everett Herald, Everett, Washington, 1 March 1951, page 12, column 1.

Obituary - Arne O. Kolden - Everett Herald, Everett, Washington

Obituary - Arne O. Kolden - Everett Herald, Everett, Washington, 1 March 1951, page 12, column 1.

Sunday’s Obituary – Wilhelm Soderlund

Wilhelm Soderlund

Carnation

Wilhelm Soderlund, 74, of Route One Carnation, died at a Seattle hospital February 27. Born in Sweden December 13, 1876, Mr. Soderlund came to Carnation in 1922. He is survived by his widow, Hilma, and a son, Wilhelm Jr., of Carnation; a brother Ludvig of Carnation, and two sisters in Sweden. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the Carnation Church and burial will follow in the Carnation Cemetery under the direction of Purdy & Kerr.

Everett Herald, Everett, Washington, 1 March 1951, page 29, column 2.