Obit for William (Willie) Arthur ELMUND (b.1886 d.1912), Chisago Co., MN

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William Arthur Elmund         02 May 1886 - 02 Mar 1912

William Arthur Elmund

     Taken away as he stood on the very threshold of manhood and recently
full of life and vigor, it would seem that the sudden summons was more than
unheralded to so bright and promising a young man as William Arthur Elmund.
He died at St. Barnabas hospital in Minneapolis Saturday March 2, where he
had been brought about a week ago to be placed under medical care.  It
seems that he was taken down with pneumonia and this persistent attack was
accompanied by hemorrhages, which we understand eventually caused his death
although he received the very best of care and medical assistance at
    William Arthur was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Elmund, who live about
two miles north of Center City and who are very well known and much
respected people in this community, and was born in Center City May 2,
1886.  He was confirmed May 26, 1901 and was a good and conscientious young
man, whom all respected.  He leaves scores of young friends in Center City,
who thought very highly of him.
    The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Eckman officiating, and
the remains were laid to rest in Center City cemetery. 
    He leaves to survive him, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Elmund; two
brothers, Victor Wiberg and George Elmund; and a sister, Mrs. Clara Wiberg
Graham of Seattle, Wash.
    His sudden demise has proven to be a hard blow to the Elmund family and
the Press joins with their many friends here in expressing its kindly