Contributed by Loren H
Description: Blaum DeathDate: June 29 1905
Source: my granary
A Roswell dispatch of June 14th says:The unusual occurrance of a father preaching his son's funeral was witnessed this afternoon.Paul Blaum ,a Swedish young man who had been here several months and was a land owner died of heart failure last night.His father Rev H Blaum, a Swedish minister of Enterprise Kansas arrived here yesterday to visit his son.
The funeral was conducted in the Ullery mortuary and the father used the Swedish language and ritual. Interment occurred here.The ceremony was exceedingly impressive and the Swedish population attended in a body.