Walter Holst


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1. Edith Elizabeth Laaksonen

Walter Holst 1

  • Born: 9 Apr 1904, Davenport, Scott, IA 2
  • Marriage (1): Edith Elizabeth Laaksonen
  • Died: Aug 1975, Moline, Rock Island, IL, USA at age 71 2 3
  • Buried: Davenport, Scott, IA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LT47-JZC.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI. 4 The 1930 census recorded renting at 1707 Fair Street: Walter Halst [as indexed in census], window trimmer in furniture store, 26, living with wife Edith, 25; and son Marvin, 7. Walter and his parents were born in Iowa. Edith was born in Illinois and her parents in Findland. Marvin was born in Illinois, his father in Iowa and mother in Illinois.

Walter married Edith Elizabeth Laaksonen, daughter of Otto Wilho Laaksonen and Ida Elina Riihinen. (Edith Elizabeth Laaksonen was born on 16 Feb 1902 in Chicago, Cook, IL,5 6 died in 1965 in Kaleva, Manistee, MI, USA 5 and was buried in Kaleva: Maple Grove Township Cemetery, Manistee, MI, USA 5.)


1, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, Norman E Beeker and Edith E Laaksonen Holst Or Halst, 12 Apr 1941; citing Defiance, Ohio, United States, reference ; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,977,645.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Walter Holst b. 9 Apr 1904 d. Aug 1975 Illinois.

3 Find A Grave,

4 1930 United States Census, Walter Halst, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 35, sheet 11A, line 24, family 280.

5 Find A Grave,

6, Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, Floyd L. Horner and Edith E. Laaksonen, 02 Jul 1921; citing Manistee, Manistee, Michigan, v 5 p 7 rn 6867, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,744.

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