BioA: Johnson, Mr./Mrs. Leonard (40th - 1969)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Johnson, Cole
----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County;WI) 24 July 1969
Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard (11 June 1929 - 11 June 1969)
On Sunday evening, July 13, a large crowd of relatives and friends gathered at Our Saviors Lutheran Church parlors in Greenwood to honor Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Johnson on their 40th wedding anniversary, which ocurred on June 11. It was sponced and planned by their children.
Leonard Johnson and Lois Cole were married June 11, 1929 at the home of her parents, the late Dr. and Mrs. B. A. Cole in Butlerville. Eight of the 45 guests at the wedding were present at the anniversary celebration. During the evening a short program was given. It included a short talk by Rev. Myrewold, group singing and also a short history, including some jokes. by their son, Ray, and a vocal solo by Rev. Myhrwold accompanied by himself on his mandolin. The program closed with the Lord's Prayer and a verse of " Blest Be The Tie."
A lunch was served which included a wedding cake made by Mrs. Mike Klapatauskas.
The Johnsona have five children and nine living grandchildren. All were present for the occasion. They are: Mr. and mrs. Harold (Vera) Prust, and family, Plimouth; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Johnson and Ann, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Johnson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Johnson and Scott, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray B. Johnson, Greenwood.
Other guests came from Cornell, Hillsboro, Eau Claire, Augusta, Thorp, Withee, Rolling Meadows, Ill., Everett, Wash, Owen, Clear Lake, Loyal, and Willard.
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