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Petrine Olivia "Rena" Omholt Johnson
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1875
Omholt
Buskerud fylke, Norway
Death: Jan. 12, 1943
Kossuth County
Iowa, USA

OBITUARY:
ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES,
Algona, Iowa
Thursday, January 14, 1943
Page 8, column 1 & 2.

MRS. V. JOHNSON PASSES AFTER A WEEK'S ILLNESS

Had Lived in the Algona Neighborhood Since '92;

Survived by Husband and Seven Children

Following an illness of a week, Mrs. Victor Johnson passed away at her home in Union township, just north of Highway 18, adjoining the northeast city limits, at 7:30 in the morning, Tuesday, January 12th, at the age of 68 years and five days.

Born in Norway

Petrina Olivia Omholt was born in Sansvar (sic), Norway, January 6, 1875, the daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Hans (sic) Omholt. She came to this country in 1892 and came directly to Algona where she had since resided. On December 12th, 1895, she was united in marriage to Victor Johnson, Union township, and they lived in the same section all these years. To this union were born eleven children of which seven survive as follows: Florence Calhoun and Emma Hagg of Algona; Ruth Davidson of Dolton, South Dakota; Lillian Anderson, of Wahoo, Nebraska; Helen Seeley,of Dolliver, Iowa, and Evelyn Sorenson, of LuVerne and Hjalmar and family who are working the home farm with their father.

Four sons, Carl and Milton in infancy, and Wilfrd in 1935 and Edwin in 1942, preceded their mother in death. A daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lucille Johnson, widow of Edwin, also survives.

Funeral Thursday

Mrs. Johnson was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Algona, and had worked for and within its religous activities many years. The funeral services will be held at the house Thursday (today) at 1:30 followed by services at the church at 2:00 with Rev. Eugene Nelson in charge. Interment was in Riverview cemetery.

[Note: Father's name was reported wrong; should have been Ole Olsen Omholt.] 
 
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 Parents:
  Ole Olsen Omholt (1819 - 1903)
  Elen Marie Henriksdatter Omholt (1842 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Victor Johnson (1871 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Florence Jenny Johnson Calhoun (1896 - 1956)*
  Ruth Elvira Johnson Davidson (1897 - 1969)*
  Wilfred Olaf Johnson (1898 - 1935)*
  Edwin Victor Johnson (1900 - 1942)*
  Emma Mildred Johnson [Hagg] Plumb (1901 - 1972)*
  Hjalmer Arthur Johnson (1903 - 1952)*
  Lillian Martha Johnson Anderson (1905 - 1977)*
  Carl Oscar Johnson (1906 - 1907)*
  Helen O Johnson Seely (1910 - 1970)*
  Edwin Milton Johnson (1912 - 1913)*
  Ernest M Johnson (1912 - 1912)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ingeborg Marie Omholt Strom (1866 - 1910)*
  Maren Helena Omholt Grant (1867 - 1931)*
  Petrine Olivia Omholt Johnson (1875 - 1943)
  Christian Olsen Omholt (1878 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Algona
Kossuth County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 2 (West Addition) Lot 108
 
Maintained by: Chuckles
Originally Created by: Jonathan Omholt
Record added: Mar 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50220455
Petrine Olivia Rena <i>Omholt</i> Johnson
Added by: ROBBIE DECKER
 
Petrine Olivia Rena <i>Omholt</i> Johnson
Added by: ROBBIE DECKER
 
Petrine Olivia Rena <i>Omholt</i> Johnson
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