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 John Hermanson

John Hermanson

Birth
Finland
Death 26 Nov 1949 (aged 73)
Kensington, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lot 30, Plot 5
Memorial ID 100333944 · View Source
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Funeral services were conducted last week for John Hermanson, resident of Urness township for forty years, who passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, at Kensington following a stroke.

Mr. Hermanson, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman Makkanen of Urness township, was born Nov. 23, 1876, in Tavaskinka, Piipola, Finland. He was baptized and confirmed in Finland in the Lutheran faith and was a member of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran church in Moe township. Mr. Hermanson came to America to Douglas county in 1898. He worked in northern Minnesota and also Minneapolis for several years. He was united in marriage to Katie Kernen Oct. 10, 1910, in Minneapolis and they came to Urness township where they settled on a farm which was his home until November 1947, and for the last two years he made his home with his daughters. His wife died nine years ago. This union was blessed with six children, four daughters and two sons, one son dying in infancy. He leaves to mourn his passing his daughters, (Agnes) Mrs. E. W. Fahlstrom of Wayzata; (Anna) Mrs. Ludwig Olson of Alexandria; (Aileen) Mrs. Archie Kaplan of Minneapolis, and (Teckla) Mrs. Lester Swenson of Kensington, and one son, Oscar, of Cokato. Two brothers, Jacob and Vaino, or Urness, three sisters, Mrs. Matt Lahti and Mrs. Isaac Lehto of Urness and Mrs. John Lee of Sebeka, also survive. His wife preceded him in death July 7, 1940. His parents, a sister, a brother, and one son, Vaino, preceded him in death. He had been in failing health for two years but became critically ill Friday, Nov. 25, suffering from a stroke after which pneumonia developed.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 1:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral home and at 2:00 p.m. at the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran church in Moe township. Rev. H. P. Esala of New York Mills officiating. The pallbearers were Fred Nissila, John Mattson, Henry Adamson, Oscar Olson, John Oikari and Selim Kari.
(Park Region Echo, Dec. 6, 1949(


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  • Maintained by: kj
  • Originally Created by: Lainey
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100333944
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hermanson (23 Nov 1876–26 Nov 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100333944, citing Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by kj (contributor 47962105) .