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 Charles Gustave Johnson

Charles Gustave Johnson

Birth
Norway
Death 18 Jun 1955 (aged 88)
Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lot 17, Plot 3
Memorial ID 100333964 · View Source
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Funeral services for Charles G. Johnson, long time resident of Holmes City township, were held Tuesday at 1:00 pm at the Anderson Funeral Home and at 2:00 pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Moe Township. The officiating clergyman was Henry L. Sprengeler of Leaf Valley, substituting for the pastor of St. Paul's, Reino W. Heikkinen. Mrs. and Mrs. Earnest Olson sang, "The Old Rugged Cross," "I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say," and "Beyond the Sunset."
Pallbearers were three sons and three sons-in-law of the deceased.
Mr. Johnson was one of the charter members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Moe Township.
Charles was born on July 4, 1866 in Natsaw, Norway, the son of John and Greta Erickson. He came to the United States with his parents and two brothers in 1869. For a short time they remained in Cleveland, Ohio, and also in Calumet, Michigan, and then came to Douglas County, where the deceased spent the greater part of his long life of 89 years, less 16 days.
In 1894 he was married to Ida Tassava in Hancock, Michigan. Nine children were born to them, all surviving their father: Mrs. Harrison Guiles, Spokane, Washington; Arthur, Willie Hjalmer, Mathilda and Mrs. Iver Jorgensen of Alexandria; Mrs. Enoch Anderson of Minneapolis and Mrs. Edward Johnson of Duluth and Mrs. Erick Johnson of Fort Dodge Iowa. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Laura Johnson of Holmes City, and by 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
(Obituary: Park Region Echo June 23, 1955, page 1, col. 6)



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  • Originally Created by: Lainey
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100333964
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Gustave Johnson (4 Jul 1866–18 Jun 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100333964, citing Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by kj (contributor 47962105) .