JOHNSON, Bertha C. 1864-1931
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Date: 8/29/2015 at 15:15:36
Mrs. Carl Johnson Died After Long Illness
Passed Away at Her Home North of Morrison Yesterday
Mrs. Carl Johnson died at her home four miles north of Morrison at one o'clock yesterday afternoon. She was stricken with paralysis several years ago and had been in failing health since that time. For several months prior to her death she was able to take but very little nourishment and she gradually faded away.
Funeral services will be held at the church in Morrison Saturday afternoon at two o'clock.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Sweden. She was 64 years old at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, one son and three daughters.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 July 1931, pg 1
Funeral For Mrs. Johnson Held At Morrison Saturday
The funeral of Mrs. Carl Johnson was held at Morrison at 2:30 p.m. Saturday from the Presbyterian church with Rev. R. L. Whitmore in charge of the services. Burial was at Morrison. Pallbearers were John Nelson, James Creswell, Peter Melnert, Leslie Byrnes, George Groenwald and Harm Kruse. The flowers were cared for by Mrs. Wayne Morrison and Miss Harriet Wilhelm. Those who attended from a distance were August Johnson and daughters, Mabel, Ella and Olga of Madison, Minn., Mrs. Albert Erickson and son Jimmy of Canby, Minn., Mrs. Fred Johnson and Arthur Johnson of Brainerd, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Herman Pearson of Chicago and Mrs. E. E. Anderson of Waterloo.
Bertha C. Johnson, 67, died at 12:30 Wednesday at her home north of Morrison after a prolonged illness of throat and tongue paralysis.
Bertha C. Johnson was born in Orkeljunga, Sweden, March 11, 1864, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson, and was married to Carl Johnson at Morrison, Iowa, Feb. 20, 1891. To this union three children were born, all of whom with the husband survive. They are Royal E., John, Reinbeck; Mrs. Ada Bailey, Castle Hill, Waterloo; Mrs. Norma Neessen, Wellsburg, and seven grandchildren.
Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Presbyterian church at Morrison. She was a kind and loving mother and a friend of everyone.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 23 July 1931, pg 7
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