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Accession number 1998.008
Catalog Number 1998.008.0038
Object Name Card, Prayer
Year Range from 1944
Year Range to 1944
Made Unknown
Place of Origin USA
Description Funeral prayer card for Frank E. Bastyr of Helena Township. The piece is cardstock printed in black. Seen on one side are an illustration of an intertwined cross and crown with text noting that Bastyr was born on June 13, 1904 in Helena Township, had married Josephine Beckman on June 13, 1932, had died on September 23, 1944, and was mourned by his family. Below the biographical information is a short prayer. A black border is printed around the edges. Seen on the opposite side are an illustration showing a saint attending to a sick man in bed while a woman nearby prays for the man with the text "St. Joseph, patron of a happy death pray for us." No maker's marks.
People Bastyr, Frank E.
Bastyr, Josephine
Beckman, Josephine
Search Terms Prayer card
Helena Township