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June Pelo
01-05-13, 00:24
She was Lorena Leona Spring Volz, b. 9 Oct. 1905, Oscoda, Michigan, d. 24 Apr 2013, Thousand Oaks, California at the age of 107. She was married 1930 to Harold John Volz, 1899,1969, and they had one son Donald Harold Volz, b. 2 Jan 1933.

Lorena was the daughter of Arthur Spring (also know as Adolf Karlsson Källström), 1878-1969, who was married to Selma Victoria Alexandersdotter Wargström, 1881-1956. (Selma was my mother's sister). Arthur/Adolf's father was Karl Mattsson Keldo-Källström, 1819-1878, who was cantor of Karleby church 1861, and he came from a family of church cantors in Finland.

Hasse Andtbacka
01-05-13, 05:18
Thank you June for the information.
Lorena was my Ggrandmother's second cousin.

June Pelo
01-05-13, 13:07

She was my last remaining first cousin and I have many happy memories of her. Here is her obituary.. they didn't mention she was born 9 Oct. 1905.