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Caroline Cecilia Wankum Johnson
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1921
Henry County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 2001
Henry County
Missouri, USA


Dau of William Henry Wankum and Caroline Anna Groner
m: James Thomas Johnson, Jan 16 1940
ch: Charles, Catherine, Rose

JOHNSON, Caroline Cecilia WANKUM
b: Mar 4 1921, Montrose, Henry Co, MO
d: Jul 14 2001, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
bur: Clinton Memory Garden Cemetery, Fields Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, MO
Clinton Daily Democrat, Jul 23 2001 - Caroline Cecilia Johnson, 80, Clinton, died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at the Golden Valley Hospital, Clinton. She was born March 4, 1921, at Montrose, the youngest of 11 children born to William Henry and Caroline Anna (Groner) Wankum. She was united in marriage on January 16, 1940, to James Thomas Johnson. They made their home at Windsor from 1948 to 1990, where they were active in farming. Mrs. Johnson worked at the International Shoe Factory in Windsor from 1949 to 1961. She was devoted to her family and was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Clinton, moving her membership from the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Windsor, moving her membership to Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Clinton in 1991 when they sold the farm and moved to Clinton. Caroline was preceded in death by one son, Charles in 1997; her parents; one grandson, Jordan Tipton; five brothers, John, Urban, Paul, Joseph and Hubert Wankum; five sisters, Ida Distier, Ann Wiesmann, Agnes Wilfreda, Hilda Hubertine and Rose Wankum. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, James, of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Maynard (Rose) Williams of Peculiar and Mrs. Therman (Catherine) Tipton of Clinton; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral mass was held at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Clinton, on Tuesday, July 17. Interment was in the Clinton Memory Gardens Cemetery.

(obit from Henry Co. website, used with permission.) 
Family links: 
  William Henry Wankum (1875 - 1950)
  Caroline Anna Groner Wankum (1880 - 1949)
  James Thomas Johnson (1921 - 2001)*
  Charles Edward Johnson (1942 - 1997)*
  Hubertine Wankum (1903 - 1971)*
  Wilfreda Wankum (1905 - 1985)*
  Ida Anna Wankum Distler (1907 - 1971)*
  Paul Thomas Wankum (1910 - 1976)*
  Hubert Frank Wankum (1911 - 1912)*
  Rose Elizabeth Wankum (1913 - 1913)*
  Joseph Leo Wankum (1918 - 2000)*
  Caroline Cecilia Wankum Johnson (1921 - 2001)
*Calculated relationship
Vansant Road Cemetery
Henry County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Sec 4 Lot 238 Space 1
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Jan 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64666288
Caroline Cecilia <i>Wankum</i> Johnson
Added by: Don Varner
Caroline Cecilia <i>Wankum</i> Johnson
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 Added: Dec. 30, 2014

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