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Frederick H. Bohlken
May 25, 1869–May 3, 1925
The funeral of the late Frederick Herman Bohlken, a former resident of Scotch Grove township, was held at his home at Riceton, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 6. He died at the Regina General Hospital Sunday morning, May 3.
Mr. Bohlken was born at Shortens, Germany, May 25, 1869. He was maried to Amelia Thresa Oelrich, December 5, 1893, at Monticello. There were twelve children born to them, ten of whom are living as follows: Mrs. Otten, G. Bohlken, W. Bohlken, Mrs. J.C. Deagan of Botwell, Washington, Miss Mary Bohlken of Seatle, Washington, F. John Bohlken, Miss Molly Bohlken, Otto Bohlken, Herman Bohlken, and Miss Hannah Bohlken.
Mr. and Mrs. Bohlken and their family removed from Scotch Grove township to the Riceton districtin 1908. The family were successful farmers and cultivated and extensive section of land in that community. Mr. Bohlken was secretary and treasurer of a school, and acted as trustee for the past ten years. He was a member of the German Lutheran church at Lang, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Submitted by: Steve Hanken
Source: Monticello Express, 1925.


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