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Date: Monday, October 15, 2001 9:07 PM

Decatur County Journal

March 5, l908

JOHN JOHNSON, who resides north of Leon, received a telegram Friday of

last week stating that his son, LOU P. JOHNSON, of Las Vegas, New

Mexico, was dead. The body was brought to Leon Monday for burial. The

funeral services were held at the M.E. Church Tuesday afternoon at l

o'clock, Rev. J.L. Boyd conducting the services.

The deceased was born at Rosedale, Chicago, Ill., March 2, l88l. With

his parents, he came to Decatur County in l902, living on a farm

northwest of Leon, and afterwards was employed at the Clarinda Poultry

Co.'s plant in this city. He left Leon last September, going to Las

Vegas, New Mexico, where he died February 25th, but no particulars of

his death have been received by his parents. He is survived by his

father, mother, two brothers, one sister and other relatives, as well as

many friends to mourn his loss. His brother, MARTIN JOHNSON, and

family, and a cousin, MISS CENA LARSON, of Chicago, came Sunday to

attend the funeral.


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