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Helena B "Helen" Helgerson Johnson
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1876
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 18, 1973
Lewiston Orchards
Nez Perce County
Idaho, USA

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Helen Johnson, Longtime Area Resident, Succumbs

Mrs. Helen Johnson, 97, died of infirmities of old age yesterday at Orchards Nursing Home, where she had been a patient for several years.

She was born March 24, 1876, in Blooming Prairie, Wis., the daughter of Knute and Osa Helegeson. She married Isaac Swenson in Minnesota in 1890 and they came west to Deary by covered wagon in 1898. Swenson, a logger, was killed by a falling tree in 1909.

On July 4, 1914 she married Carl W. Johnson at Moscow. He died in 1965. She later moved to Lewiston.

Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Lutheran Church.

She was the mother of 11 children, including triplets. Those surviving are three sons, Carl Swenson, Troy, Ida., and Ernest Swenson and Dolph Swenson, both of Spokane, and one daughter, Mrs. Irene Gord, Lewiston. She also had 14 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Berentson of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be at Normal Hill Cemetery.

Family links: 
  Isaac Swenson (1871 - 1909)
  Carl W. Johnson (1879 - 1965)*
  Triplets Swenson*
*Calculated relationship
Married July 4, 1914
Formerly Swenson
Normal Hill Cemetery
Nez Perce County
Idaho, USA
Created by: Sharon Snider
Record added: Jan 29, 2011
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Helena B Helen <i>Helgerson</i> Johnson
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Helena B Helen <i>Helgerson</i> Johnson
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