In the early 20th century my paternal grandparents, Rikard Severin Källman (1887-1968) and Lydia Abrahamson (1890-1978) immigrated from Sweden. I am exploring my Swedish ancestors immigrant journey to "Amerika" and life in Swedish Chicago. I am searching for cousins everywhere to share family stories, pictures, memories and new discoveries about our Swedish heritage and our family today.

~ This blog, like my family tree, is always a work in process. Please stop back now and again! ~

Friday, September 2

Rev. William (Bill) Liljegren

Retired Covenant pastor, and member of our extended Swedish family, William Herbert Liljegren died Saturday, August 27, 2016 in Turlock California. The COVENANT COMPANION,  official magazine of the Evangelical Covenant Church has posted a lovely tribute.

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husband of the late Esther Soderstrom Liljegren,
my first cousin once removed:
Rev. William (Bill) Liljegren
Jan 2, 1923 - Aug 27, 2016


Lord, now lettest now thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word.  - Luke 2:29



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