Mrs. Ellen Malmstrom
 
MRS. ELLEN MALMSTROM
 
Mrs. Ellen Malmstrom, 82, of 1112 34th Ave., Moline, a resident of Moline 74 years, died at 10:55 Saturday night in her home.  She had been ill six weeks.  Services will be at 1:30 tomorrow afternoon in Esterdahl Chapel with the Rev. Richard Turnwall of Betheany Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery,  Friends may call at the chapel.  The former Ellen Bloom, daughter of Knute and Breta Marie Bloom, was born March 20,1874, in Vastergotland, Sweden.  She came to America, directly to Moline, when she was 9 years old. She was of Swedish Baptist faith and was a member of the WBA Lodge.  On Dec. 9, 1899, she was married to Karl Malmstrom in Moline, and he preceded her in death Feb. 2, 1952.  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John Pascoe, Moline; four sons, Crawford, Hillsdale; Leslie, Texas; Richard, Moline, and Eugene, Milton Junction, Wis.; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. John Welling, East Moline, and Mrs. Helga Donnelly, Moline.  Three sisters and a brother preceded her in death."  SOURCE:  The Daily Dispatch Newspaper: Monday Evening, February 4, 1952, Page 2; microfilm copy of news article from Moline Public Library, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois."  SOURCE:  The Daily Dispatch Newspaper:  June 28, 1957, Area Deaths section; microfilm copy of news article from Moline Public Library, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois. 
 
Submitted by: Sandra Lee Elkins Juhl RNBSC, Compiler & Genealogist; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com