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Frederick "Fred" John WELD

Male 1881 - 1966  (84 years)


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  • Name Frederick "Fred" John WELD 
    Born 14 Nov 1881  Byron, Ogle, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Nov 1966  Sun Prairie Twp., Salem, McCook, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Nov 1966  Erik Olson Cemetery, Salem, McCook, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1920 Census: SD: McCook: Sun Prairie:
      Weld, Fred, head, 38, born in IL, father born in VT; mother born in NJ,
      Minnie, wife, 31, born in SD, father and mother born in Germany;
      Ruth, daughter, 9, born in SD, father born in IL, mother born in SD;
      Wilma, daughter, 6, born in SD, father born in IL, mother born in SD;
      Alina, daughter, 16/12, born in SD, father born in IL, mother born in SD.

      1930 Census: SD: McCook: Sun Prairie Twp:
      Weld, Fred, head, 45, first married at age 28, born in IL, father born in VT, mother born in NJ, farmer, general farm;
      Minnie, wife, 41, first marrried at age 21, born in SD, father and mother born in Germany;
      Wilma, daughter, 16, born in SD, father born in IL, mother born in SD;
      Caroline, daughter, 11, born in SD, father born in IL, mother born in SD;
      Ruby, daughter, 6, born in SD, father born in IL, mother born in SD;
      Robert, son, 2, born in SD, father born in IL, mother born in SD.

      From The Daily Republic newspaper, Mitchell South Dakota: 10 Feb 1960, Wednesday:
      "Golden Wedding Date of Salem Couple Marked with Open House
      SALEM-- About 200 relatives and friends gathered at the Mission Covenant Church north of Salem Feb. 7, to help Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weld celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. Open house was held from 2 to 5 p.m.
      A short program was given as follows: welcome, Marlyce Osterberg; poem, Jean Osterberg; accordion solo, Virgil Vanhurde; piano solo, Miss Verda Pamperin; vocal selection by a trio composed of Mrs. Don Peterson, Mrs. Eldon Pearson, and Miss Verjean Osterberg; talk and scripture reading, the Rev. Everett Hansen.
      Refreshments were served by members of the Ladies Aid.
      Mrs. Sterne Walker and Mrs. Cecil Lundberg were in charge of the guest book.
      Relatives from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dubbe, Mr. and Mrs. George Lowell, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jordan, Mr. and Mrs. Sterne Walker and children, Mrs. Erica Gerner and Clarence Dahse, all of Sioux Falls; Mr. and Mrs. John Lowell, Mr, and Mrs. John Johanson and Alfred Rix, of Hartford; Mr. and Mrs. Monrad Swensen, of Wentworth; Mrs. Alma Moschell and son of Fedora.
      Mr. and Mrs. Alan Moschell and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Moschell, of Roswell; Mrs. James Schwader, Mr. and Mrs. William Stangohr and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schwader and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pamperin and children of Winfred; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Seuberling, Mrs. Cecil Lundberg, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schooler, and Albert Stangohr of Canova; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mathaej and son of Spencer.
      The five of their children present were Mrs. Arnold Osterberg, Salem; Mrs. Everett Van Hurde, Robert and Wayne, of Sioux Falls, and Lois, at home. Mrts. Clyde Lyon and Mrs. Walter Passe were unable to be present."

      Age at death: 84 yrs. 11 mo. 29 days.
      SSN: 504-40-0294

      Obituary: The Salem Special, Thursday, November 17, 1966:
      “Fred Weld, 84, Dies Sunday in SF Hospital, Funeral Services Wed.”
      “Fred Weld passed away early Sunday morning, November 13, in a Sioux Falls hospital, after an illness of several months, having atttained the age of 84 years, 11 months and 29 days. He was born at Byron Ill, on November 14, 1881, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Weld.
      Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 16, at 2 p.m. in the Salem Evangelical Covenant Church north of Salem, with the Rev. Sverre Skurdal officiating. Burial was in the Erick Olson cemetery with Kinzley funeral home in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Sheldon Osterberg was organist, and Dwight Osterberg, Mrs. Darrell Kirby were vocalists.
      Pallbearers were George Darrow, William Swenson, Alan Moschell, Roy Stangohr, Robert Schwader and Thomas Seuberling.
      Mr. Weld was a member of the Salem Evangelical Covenant Church. He was married to Miss Minnie Stangohr on Feb. 8, 19910. He is survived by his widow and five daughters: Mrs. Arnold Osterberg (Ruth) of Salem; Mrs. Clyde Lyon (Wilma) of Atlanta, Ga.; Mrs. Walter Passe (Caroline of Wabasha, Minn.; Mrs. Everett Van Heerde (Ruby) of Sioux Falls, and Lois Weld of Salem; and two sons, Robert of Keokuk, Ia., and Wayne of Renton, Wash; thirteen grandchildren, one great grandson and one sister, Mrs. Nellie Smith of rockford, Ill.
      He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and seven sisters.”
    Person ID I766  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2016 

    Family Wilhelmenia Anna Sophia “Minnie” STANGOHR,   b. 8 Sep 1888, Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1978, Salem, McCook, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1910  Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ruth Meta WELD
     2. Wilma Johanna WELD
     3. Caroline Alma "Carrie" WELD
     4. Ruby WELD
     5. Rev. Robert Frederick WELD
     6. Lois Jean WELD
     7. Wayne Roger WELD
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1881 - Byron, Ogle, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1910 - Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Nov 1966 - Sun Prairie Twp., Salem, McCook, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Nov 1966 - Erik Olson Cemetery, Salem, McCook, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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