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 Theresa Marie <I>Walther</I> Johnson

Theresa Marie Walther Johnson

Birth
Washington County, Iowa, USA
Death 8 Sep 1981 (aged 88)
Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois, USA
Burial Cambridge, Henry County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100092759 · View Source
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Mrs. Theresa Marie Johnson, 88, formerly of Cambridge, died Tues.Sept.8 at Hillcrest Home in rural Geneseo, where she had made her home since March 12, 1979. Funeral Serv. will be at 11 a.m. Fri. Sept. 11 at the Stackhouse-Schueneman Funeral Home in Cambridge conducted by Pastor Robert Lawry of the Cambridge Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Rosedale Cem. in Cambridge.
Visitation will be Thurs. Sept. 10 at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Cambridge Methodist Church of which she was a member.
She was born May 6, 1893 in Washington Co., Iowa, to Edward and Margaret Ruckman Walther. She graduated from Davenport High School in 1911 and attended Browns Business College in Davenport, later working as a stenographer. She operated The Tea Room in Geneseo from 1937 to 1942. After retiring in 1942 she moved to Cambridge.
Theresa Walther married Leas M. Fort in Jan. 1920 in Davenport. She married Lawrence Johnson on June 16, 1942 in Peoria. He preceded her in death. She was a member of Cambridge's Woman's Club and Cambridge's Mothers of WWII.
Surv. include a son, Richard G. Fort, Claremont, CA. stepdau; Evelyn Kicksey, Colona and Florence Nebergal, Bloomington, IN; a stepson Kenneth R. Johnson of Cambridge; two grch; four ggrch; eight step-grch; a sister Mildred Murray, Beckley, W.VA. and a brother Edward Walther of Moline.
Pallbearers were Roger, Steve, Larry and Charles Johnson; Don Griggs and Wayne Falline.


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  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100092759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Theresa Marie Walther Johnson (6 May 1893–8 Sep 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100092759, citing Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge, Henry County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by DVDarland (contributor 47151692) .