I have had fun with the recipe mode of the day, but have probably worn out any appreciation there might have been for the project. So, I have moved on to the following gem.
The writing styles of the times (1930) were certainly different than what we find in today's obituaries (most of the time). I had not seen this before, that I can recall, and thought maybe there are others who have never read it. For those who are a little puzzled, Christena Akeson Christenson is the mother of Tilda Wasden who is the mother of Minnie Blood and grandmother to the six children of Russell and Minnie Blood.
(Obituary for Christena Akeson Christenson Jan 2, 1930)
HANDCART PIONEER IS CALLED BEYOND
Mrs. Christena Akeson Christensen, resident of
Mrs. Christenson was a devoted mother and a kind and loving neighbor. In her religious work she was ever active during her younger days. She served as a Relief Society teacher for 47 years in the Gunnison ward, and she will always be remembered for her loving sacrifices and kindness during distress, sickness, and want, never faltering to give aid where needed. Notwithstanding her advanced age Mrs. Christenson was noted for her active mind and she was keen in learning of civic and religious doings up to the time she was forced to her bed.
To the kind mother and respected citizen who has been called, four children were born, two of whom survive. Mrs. Minnie Taylor of this city and Mrs. Tilda Wasden of
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at one-thirty, from the
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wasden of