Overum, Clara Christine (1909-1980)

Obituary: Overum, Clara Christine (scanned to pdf)

Clara Overum
Rites Held At
Our Savior's

Funeral services for Clara
Overum, 70, of Thief River
Falls were held today
(Wednesday) at 2:00 p.m., at
Our Savior's Lutheran church.
Miss Overum died early
Monday morning at the CNC
unit at Northwestern hospital
where she had been a resident
since February of this year.
Rev. Eugene Enderlein
officiated at the service. Mrs
Gary Erickson was the
organist and Solveig Swenson,
the soloist. Interment was in
the Bethlehem cemetery with
the Green Funeral home in
charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Alfred
Nabben, Carl Berggren,
Norris Trochmann, Reuben
Wold, Hans Johnson and
Harold Nabben.
Clara Christine Overum was
born Oct. 16, 1909 in Adger
township, Marshall County, to
Carl and Christine Shirley
Overum. She attended the
Sunnyside school and one year
at Lincoln High School. She
worked on her father's farm
for many years and later was
employed by Peterson Biddick
and Land O'Lakes. She con-
tinued living on the farm until
she became a resident of
Valley Home over three years
ago.
She was a member of
Bethlehem Lutheran church
and served as church organist
for 40 years. She was also a
member of the Silver Creek
homemakers club.
She is survived by one
sister, Ella Overum, of Thief
River Falls, and several
cousins.
She was preceded in death
by her parents.

Scanned by: Cheryl Srnsky
Transcribed by: W Saewyc