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Gavin Johnstad

Birth
Pigeon Falls, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 30 Dec 1956 (aged 38)
Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 131650156 · View Source
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Daily Republican
December 31, 1956

Gavin Johnstad, husband of Mary (Sakal) Johnstad, 11 Mill St., died Sunday morning in Phoenixville Hospital following a short illness. He was 38.

Born in Pigeon Falls, Wis., he was employed by the American Lacquer Co., Perkiomen Junction, for a number of years.

Mr. Johnstad was a member of the United States Army during World War II and saw both stateside and overseas duty.

He was active in local politics, being a member of the Young Democrat Club. He was a candidate for the post of assessor, First Ward, during the last election.

Besides being an active member of the Hungarian Athletic Club, Mr. Johnstad served as financial secretary of Local Union 416, AFL-CIO.

Survivors, in addition to his widow, are his mother, Esther and brother, Douglas, of Pigeon Falls; Edwared, his son, at home; also two grandchildren and a step-daughter.

Funeral services will be held from The Ennis Funeral Home, 223 Second Ave., Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Morris Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday evening.


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  • Created by: Dan Oh
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131650156
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gavin Johnstad (23 Apr 1918–30 Dec 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131650156, citing Morris Cemetery, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dan Oh (contributor 46803017) .