Overum, Carl (1868-1937)

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Funeral Services Held for Carl Overum, 69

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at Bethlehem church for Carl Overum, 69, who died Thursday of last week at his home in Agder township, Marshall county. Rev. E. Olson of Greenbush officiated at the rites and burial was in the church cemetery.

Mr. Overum, a resident of Marshall county for thirty-three years, was born May 14, 1868, in Smaaland, Norway, emigrating to the United States in 1885. He settled on a farm at Hoople, N.D., leaving there in 1891 for Stephen where he farmed until 1904, in which year he moved to Agder township. He was married in 1907 at Warren to Christine Shirley, who survives his death, together with two daughters, Clara and Ella, both residing at home, and two brothers Christ of Edmore, N.D., and Peter of East Stenwood, Wash.; also nephews and nieces.

His parents, three brothers and one sister preceded him in death.