Mrs. Annie Kilgore Rites Held In Austin, Minn.

Article Type: 
Publication Date: 
Thursday, May 12, 1960
Publication Date Is Approx: 

Mrs. Annie Kilgore Rites Held In Austin, Minn.

Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Kilgore, 71, were held at St. Olaf Lutheran church in Austin Friday, May 6 with the Rev. Arthur L. Swenson officiating and interment was in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle. She died suddenly at her home in Austin May 4 from heart failure.

Annie Pauline Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eberhart Johnson, was born in Mitchell county near Mona October 30, 1888. She was baptized and confirmed in the Mona Lutheran church and also received her elementary education in the Mona school. She was married to William Kilgore October 12, 1910. She and her husband lived in Austin until his death September 10, 1946 with the exception of a few years at Bellingham, Washington.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Clarence (Ardella) Halderson and two sons, Willard and James, all of Austin, and five grandchildren. Also two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Nelson and Mrs. Millie Carlson, both of Mona and a brother, John M. Johnson of Minneapolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three sisters, Mrs. Mina Kilgore, and Julia and Clara Johnson and one brother, Edwin Johnson.

Pallbearers were Harlan Nelson, Vernon Nelson, Edwin Kilgore, Wayne Hanson, Leonard Larson and Earl Cooper.

C. R.