WAHOO NEWSPAPER - OCTOBER 3, 1963
ANNA MATHILDA WALIN
Anna Mathilda Walin, daughter of Anders Gustaf and Gustafva Brodd was born December 26, 1869 in Broddetorp, Skaraborg, Sweden. She was baptized in Sweden.
She left Sweden with her parents in 1874 and came to Carbon, Wyoming. The resided there for a short time until they moved to the Swedeburg community. She was confirmed in the Grace Lutheran Church, Swedeburg, August 9, 1885.
She was united in Holy Matrimony to Claus Levin Walin, February 18, 1887. To this union was born six daughters and five sons. Her husband preceded her in death, April 21, 1935, also two daughters, Alma and Edna, four sons, Carl, Edwin, Alvind Arthur.
She became a charter member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Ceresco at the time of its organization, January 19, 1919, where she retained her membership until the time of her death.
She lived in the Ceresco community until the death of her husband, after which she made her home with the children. She was blessed with good health until seven years ago. Two years ago, she was taken to a rest home in Lincoln.
She has lived a full, rich life and passed away peacefully in Lincoln, Tuesday, September 24, 1963 at 5:10 p.m. at the age of 93 years, 8 months and 28 days.
Survivors are son Edward Walin of Lincoln; four daughters, Esther Nelson, Davey; Norma Heiser, Lincoln; Pauline Widman, Mead; Althea Heiser, Wahoo; twelve grandchildren and twenty six great-grandchildren and other relatives and a host of frie.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 28, 1963 at the Lutheran Church in Ceresco, with Rev. Glenn Stockholm officiating, Mrs. Norman Bulling was soloist, with Mrs. William Hellerich, organist.
Pallbearers were Milton Anderson, Paul Heiser, Robert Scoles, Vern Brokaw, Laurel Nelson, and Robert Walin.
Internment was at the Grace Lutheran cemetery at Swedeburg with Nelson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
ANNA WALIN RITES AT CERESCO SATURDAY - NEWSPAPER AND DATE UNKNOWN
Funeral services for Anna Matilda Walin, 94, were held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ceresco, on Saturday, September 28, 1963 with Rev. Glen L. Stenholm officiating.
Assisting in the services was soloist, Mrs. Norman Bulling accompanied by organist Mrs. William Hellerich.
Pallbearers were: Milton Anderson, Paul Heiser, Robert Scoles, Vern Brokaw, Laurel Nelson, and Robert Walin. Interment was in Grace Lutheran Cemetery at Swedeburg with the Nelson Funeral Home of Ceresco in charge of arrangements.