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Johanna G. Wigen Gary
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1889
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1951
Winkler County
Texas, USA

The following is from a newspaper clipping found at the Blue Earth Co. Historical Society in Mankato, MN. It is in a scrapbook that someone did...where they clipped out various newspaper articles...most likely from the Mankato paper.


Mrs. V. S. Gary, 61, formerly Johanna Wigen, died at Wink, Texas early Sunday morning after being in ill health for a number of years. She was a former resident of Mankato.

Born at Fergus Falls October 1,1889, Mrs. Gary later moved with her parents to Blue Earth. In 1906 the family came to Mankato. She married Vernard S. Gary in Mankato on December 4,1915. They lived in Texas for many years.

She is survived by her husband, two sons, William Henry and Vernard S. Gary Jr.; three grandchildren, David Sheldon, Steven William and Frances Johanna Gary; two sisters, Elizabeth W. Wigen of Detroit, Mich., and Evelyn Wigen of Mankato, and three brothers, Bert L. Wigen, Phoenix, Ariz.;Lewis B. Wigen, Minneapolis, and Begtrup?Wigen, Mankato.

Notes from Shirley Hemingway: When I visited the Glenwood Cemetery in Mankato in August,2007, I was shown the actual handwritten Cemetery book that listed Johanna's entry. It stated the date of burial was February 8, 1951 and that her ashes were shipped from Texas with a reference to Wink, Texas. 
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  Vernard Sheldon Gary (1890 - 1956)
  Vernard Sheldon Gary (1920 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Glenwood Cemetery
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: S Hemingway
Record added: Sep 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21283669
Johanna G. <i>Wigen</i> Gary
Added by: S Hemingway
Johanna G. <i>Wigen</i> Gary
Added by: S Hemingway
Johanna G. <i>Wigen</i> Gary
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Added by: GBern.O
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Click on image for full size. memory of Johanna Gary, wife of Vernard S. Gary Sr. (Great grandson of Josiah Hemingway)
- S Hemingway
 Added: Sep. 2, 2007

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