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Cecilia Johansson Johnson 1875-1969

JOHNSON, JOHANSSON

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/21/2015 at 00:23:22

Set Rites for Cecilia Johnson, 94, Armstrong
Mrs. Cecilia Johnson, 94, Armstrong, died Thursday [April 24, 1969] morning at 10:25 a.m. at Holy Family Hospital.

She was born April 24, 1875, at Malmoe, Sweden, to Mr. and Mrs. Jens Johansson.

She came to America in 1901 with a younger brother. They traveled to Marseilles, Ill. She was married April 4, 1903, to George Johnson at Ottawa, Ill.

In 1906, the couple moved to Armstrong, where they farmed until 1950 when her husband died. She then moved to Armstrong.

She was a member of the Nazareth Lutheran Church, Armstrong.

Survivors include two sons, Dr. Harry W. Johnson, Los Altos, Calif., and Theodore L. Johnson of Armstrong; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters still living in Sweden.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two daughters, three sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nazareth Lutheran Church, Armstrong, with Rev. Donald Sarff officiating. Burial will be at Armstrong Grove Cemetery near Armstrong.

Friends may call at the Slaba-Reese Chapel, Armstrong, until noon on Saturday. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, April 25, 1969)


 

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