|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1903|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 1972|
Harold was born on October 28, 1903 in Redwood County, MN, the son of John A. and Alice (Olson) Johnson.
He became a child of God through Holy Baptism as an infant at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Milroy, MN, where he later renewed his baptismal covenant through confirmation. He received his education in the Milroy area.
Harold was united in Holy Matrimony to Erma Knutson on May 16, 1928 at Redwood Falls, MN. Following their marriage they farmed near Milroy until retiring and moving to the Village of Cottonwood, MN in 1965. Since living in Cottonwood he has been regional supervisor for the Mallard Seed Company.
Harold passed away at the Weiner Memorial Hospital, Marshall, MN, on Saturday, April 1, 1972 at the age of 68 years, 5 months and 4 days.
He leaves to hope in resurrection to eternal life, his wife, Erma; three sons, Merton, Allen and Kenneth; two daughters, Mrs. Bruce (Joyce) Snyder and Mrs. Harlan (Ardyce) Solseth; 13 grandchildren; one brother, Conrad; five sisters, Mrs. Selma Howe, Mrs. Earl (Gladys) Knutson, Mrs. Erhard (Evelyn) Rust, Mrs. Roy (Edna) Mickelsen and Mrs. Victor (Jane) Lange.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Edward, and one sister, Mrs. Glen (Mabel) Boerner.
Blessed be his memory.
Services from Christ Lutheran Church, Cottonwood, MN. David Halbakken, Pastor
Casket bearers: LeRoy Ahlness, Glenn Timgren, Carl Rolland, Norman Reishus, Walter Jensen and Adrian Goldberg.
Honorary casket bearers: John Zwach, Nick Kramer, Joe Tiegland, Ray Brueske, Leonard Marotzke and Earl Cartwright.
Buried with wife Erma (Knutson) Johnson Nelson.
Erma Wilhelmina (Knutson) Johnson Nelson (1910 - 2004)*
Christ Lutheran Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 02, 2007
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