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Effie Johnson Bechel
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1889
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1980
Pierce County
Wisconsin, USA

Effie Johnson was born 26 Jan 1889 in Houston, Houston Co., MN, the daughter of August Johnson and Sophia Anderson. She was married to Thorvald Kragness Abt 1907, they later divorced. She was united to Hans Obert Hanson About 1925, they also divorced. Effie married Jake Bechel on 4 Nov 1950 in Decorah, Winneshiek Co., IA. Jake died in 1970.
Effie had been in the Pierce Co. Nursing Home for 2 years prior to her death on 26 Mar 1980 in Ellsworth, WI. She had previously lived in Houston and Red Wing, MN, and Plum City, Prescott and Beldenville, WI. Effie was buried in Beldenville Cemetery.
She was survived by one daughter, Alice (Melvin)Anderson of Beldenville, and two adopted sons, Charles Obert (Birde) Hanson of Houston, MN and Henry Albert (Elizabeth) Hanson of Garden Grove, CA; one sister, Christine (Albert) Everson of Whitehall, WI; 19 grandchildren; 32 great grand children; 24 Great Great Grandchildren. Also surviving are 4 foster children, Sylvia Christopherson of Lodi, CA, Jan Bauer, Mary Lou Koren and Linda Prokap all of St. Paul, MN and many nieces and nephews.
Effie was preceded in death by her parents, all three husbands, one daughter, Grace Kragness-Babler, and one son, Paul Kragness, and three great granddaughters. 
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  August Johnson (1856 - ____)
  Sophia Johnson (1861 - 1919)
  Paul Krageness (1913 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Beldenville Cemetery
Pierce County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Donna L. Senff-Mata
Record added: Mar 29, 2006
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Effie <i>Johnson</i> Bechel
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Effie <i>Johnson</i> Bechel
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