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Source: Morning Star (Rockford, IL) page 23
Dated May 15, 1940
Fred T. Maidens, 77, of Capron, died at 4 p.m. yesterday at St. Anthony Hospital, here he had been a patient for six days.
     He was born in London, England, June 21, 1862, and had resided in the United States for 40 years.  Before moving to Capron a year ago, he operated a farm east of Rockford.
     Surviving are his widow, Mary; three sons, Frank of Lake Geneva, Wis., Harry of Milwaukee and Ralph of Rockford; four daughters, Mrs. Frank Enders, Mrs. J. A. Schreiber and Mrs. Arthur Lavin, all of Madison, Wis., and Mrs. David Bowlby, of Milwaukee, and nine grand-children.
     Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at the Fred C. Olson mortuary, 1001 2nd avenue.  Hour of hte funeral will be announced later.
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Louise Hokanson.  Funeral services for Louise Hokanson, 82, 1346 7th avenue, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Fred C. Olson mortuary, 1001 2nd avenue.  The Rev. Elmer Johnson, pastor of Evangelical Free church, will officiate, and burial will be in Arlington cemetery.  Friends may call at the moruary between 7 and 8 p. m. Thursday.
     Mrs. Hoskanson, an invalid for the past ten years, died at 4 a.m. yesterday at her home.  She was born in Westergotland, Sweden, Jan. 31, 1857, and came to Rockford 20 years ago.  She was married to Frank Hokanson, Mar. 29, 1902, in Minnesota.
     Surviving are her husband, 92 years old; three sons, Aaron in Canada, Henry of Chicago and Paul of Rockford; one daughter, Miss Hannah Hokanson, at home; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
     Mrs. Hokanson was a member of Evangelical Free church.
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Dr. John Dales, 79, of Sioux City, Ia., brother of Miss Lillian Dales of Rockford, died Monday night at his home after a two months' illness.  He was born in Rockford Aug. 27, 1860, the son of William and Mary Dales.
    
A graduate of Rockford high school and the University of Iowa, he received his medical degree at Rush Medical college, Chicago.  He had been a practicing physician in Sioux City since 1899.
     Besides the sister in Rockford he is survived by his widow and several nieces and nephews.
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Alfred Kline, 61, 314 Kent street, died at 3 p.m. yesterday at a local hospital.  He had been ill since December.  A resident of Rockford for 30 years, Mr. Kline had been employed at factories and farms in this vicinity.
     He was born Mar. 4, 1879.  Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Herbert Smith, Malta, and Mrs. Carrie Fite, Rockford.
     Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday at 113 South Winnebego street.  Dr. Charles R. Goff, pastor of Court Street Methodist church, will officiate, and burial will be in Lindenwood cemetery.  Friends may call at 113 South Winnebago street from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
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DEATH CLAIMS C. F. CLEVELAND
38 Year Resident Is Summoned; rites on Thursday
C. F. Cleveland
, 60, a resident of Rockford for 38 years, died at 1:30 p.m. yesterday at his home, 927 1st avenue, after an illness of five years.
     Mr. Cleveland was born in Necedah, Wis., July 13, 1879, and was married in 1902 to Inez M. Marsh.  He was in the sheet metal business and was associated with the MacDonald-Cleveland Sheet Metal works for several years.  Mr. Cleveland was last employed by Barber-Colman company.  He was a member of Winnebago Street Methodist church.
     Surviving are his widow, Inez M. Cleveland; one daughter, Mrs. Walter Hobson, 1008 Benton street; two sons, Carl Arthur, 2219 Grant avenue, and Ralph Eugene Cleveland, Chicago; six grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Jones and Mrs. Winnifred Styers of Rockford.
     Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at McAlllister-Julian funeral home, 304 North 5th street, the Rev. R. Merrill Powers officiating.  Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home this evening.

 

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