Obit:

Damgaard, John L. (1906 - 1976)

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DAMGAARD CLAUSEN SCHULTZ HRIBAR BOVLING

----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 12/22/1976

 

JOHN L. DAMGAARD


Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17, at the Elm Lawn Chapel, Elmhurst, Ill., for John L. Damgaard, 70, route 1, Willard, Clark County, who passed away at 4:45 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1976 at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen.


Rev. David Getz officiated and burial was made in the Elm Lawn Cemetery, Elmhurst, Ill. Kraut-Maurina Funeral Home, Owen, was in charge of arrangements.


John L. Damgaard was born on March 12, 1906, in Denmark. He came to Chicago from Denmark at age 18, where he worked as a truck driver. In 1931, he married Gertrude Clausen in Chicago, who passed away on June 26, 1961. From 1946 to 1954, they farmed at Globe, and later moved back to Chicago, where he worked as a trucker, and later as a maintenance man at the Belland Hotel. He had lived with his daughter in Willard before moving to the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen.


Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Wilbert (Doris) Schultz, Camanche, Iowa, and Mrs. William (Mary) Hribar, Willard one son, John E. Damgaard, Clinton, Iowa two sisters, Mrs. Johanna Bovling, Fowler, Col., and Mrs. Kristine Bovling, Manganola, Col. one brother, James L. Damgaard, Fowler, Col. and seven grandchildren.

 

 


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