Harold Johnson obituary

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Friday, October 30, 1908
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Harold Oscar Johnson passed away at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Johnson October 24th 1908, at 9 o'clock.

Harold was born at Fort Dodge, Iowa. Nine years ago he moved with his parents to the Lyle farm west of the village. Last spring he was very sick and was confirmed while in bed, being too weak to attend the service with his class. He seemed to rally for awhile but never fully regained his strength.

For the past weeks he has been gradually sinking, until the end came Saturday morning. Harold leaves, besides his father and mother, 7 brothers and 2 sisters. Shortly before his death he asked his sister, Mrs. Wilson, to read the 25th Psalm and when she had finished reading he asked if he should read for her. He then opened the Book, and read the 23rd Psalm, which was his favorite. He then took his sister's hand and repeated the Lord's prayer after which he passed into the great beyond.

The funeral was held in the Mona Lutheran church on Monday October 26th and was conducted by Rev. N. N. Esser.