Obit: Johnson, Peter M. (1874 - 1948)

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----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 03/??/1948

Johnson, Peter M. (31 DEC 1874 - 7 MAR 1948)

Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) - Peter Manford Johnson, 73, a resident of this vicinity for 48 years, died at his home at 12:25 o’clock Sunday morning (Mar 7, 1948) of a cerebral hemorrhage.

Mr. Johnson, who had been in ill health for several years, suffered a slight stroke 10 days ago.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 11, at the family home and at 2 p.m. at Trondhjem Lutheran Church. The Rev. Theodore Nelson will officiate and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will repose at the Schiller Funeral Home here until Thursday morning, when it will be taken to the family home.

Mr. Johnson was born in Sweden Dec. 31, 1874, and at the age of 12 years came to the United States with his parents. The family lived for some time in Galesburg, Ill. Before moving to a farm southeast of here.

After his marriage to Amanda E. Johnson, Dec. 31, 1902, at Greenwood, Mr. Johnson moved to a farm northeast of Greenwood, where the couple lived for 42 years. Six years ago Mr. and Mrs. Johnson built a home in Greenwood, where they made their home.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his widow, three daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Esther) Verhulst, Greenwood; Mrs. Harold (Grace) Haupt, Loyal; and Mrs. Lester (Joyce) Luther, Eau Claire; two brothers, John and Ole Johnson, Greenwood, a sister, Mrs. Mary McMahon, Greenwood; and eight grandchildren.

Three infant sons preceded him in death.



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