Last Rites for John L. Johnson

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Thursday, August 4, 1960
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Last Rites For
John L. Johnson

Funeral services for a Lyle resident John I. Johnson, age, 78, held at Our Savior's Lutheran church in Lyle Thursday, July 28 with Rev. Stanley Klemesurd officiating. Interment was in Pleasant Hill cemetery at Mona.

John I. Johnson was born June 14, 1882 the son of Mr. and Mrs. Inbebret Johnson in Mitchell county, near Lyle. He passed away July 25 at the Jacob's Rest Home in Austin, Minn. where he has been cared for the past six years.

He was baptized and confirmed in the Six Mile Grove Lutheran church and on December 30, 1912 he was united in marriage to Mary Erickson. There were no children bore to this union.

He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Ella Luughry of Seattle, Washington. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary, also two brothers Bennie and Andrew and three sisters, Christina, Betsy and Mary.

Pallbearers were Frank Bedford, Leonard Haugland, Rudy Haugland, Melvin Haugland, Bert Steene and John Sandvig.