Wallace Harold Johnson

Wallace Harold Johnson

Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 29 Mar 1982 (aged 72)
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 125
Memorial ID 17241246 · View Source
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Born in Adams Township

From the Austin Daily Herald, April 2, 1982:

Wallace H. Johnson was born March 26, 1910, at Adams, Minn., son of Nels and Gertrude Johnson.

He attended Adams High School and St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn.

In July of 1934, he was united in marriage with Hazel Hagen, at Kasson, Minn.

For 35 years he was manager of the Mower Co-op Service at Adams, retiring in 1975.

Wallace was a member of the American Legion having served with the armed forces during World War II. He also served as secretary of Little Cedar Lutheran Church and clerk and treasurer for the city of Adams for a number of years.

A lifetime resident of Adams, Wallace died Monday, March 29, 1982, at Adams Health Care Center, Adams, where he had resided for the past two years.

Preceding him in death was his wife in 1979.

Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Nora Torgerson, Adams, Mrs. Ida Knutson, Everett, Wash.; two sisters-in-law, Elsie Hagen, Rochester, Mrs. Gladys Knutson, Austin; nieces; nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 31, 1982, at Little Cedar Lutheran Church, Pastor Allen Gunderson officiating. Soloist was Jan Johnson, with Charlotte Anderson as organist. Interment was in Little Cedar Cemetery, Adams, with the Adams Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Earl Weness, Clifford Wiste, Orrin Wiste, Gilbert Fasbender, Mike Rauen, Louis Anthonison.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File:
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 1 Oct 1943
Release Date 1: 14 Oct 1945

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