Obit: Johnson, Sigward (1894 - 1975)

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Surnames: Johnson, Humlie, Millard, Stone, Missling, Felten, Hebert

----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Johnson, Sigward (30 March 1894 - 18 Jan. 1975)

Sigward Johnson, 80, R. 1, Loyal, Town of Unity, died at 8 a.m. Saturday, January 18, at the Colonial Home at Colby.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Greenwood, with Rev. David Wenger, pastor officiating, assisted by Rev. William Humlie, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Loyal. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers, all grandsons, were Gary and Lee Millard, Kenneth Johnson, Keith Johnson, Ronald Johnson, and Everett Stone.

Mrs. Carol Missling was organist, and the congregation sang, "Jesus, Saviour, Pilot Me," and "Alleluia, Jesus Lives."

The Rinka Funeral Home, Loyal, was in charge of arrangements.

Sigward Johnson was born in Hartford on March 30, 1894, and received his education in the Greenwood area schools.

He was married to the former Olga Johnson on July 16, 1918, at Greenwood. They farmed in the town of Unity for approximately fifty years, retiring in 1964 and moved to Loyal.

He is survived by three sons, Edward, Marshfield, Ray, Loyal, and Calvin, R. 1, Loyal; one daughter, Mrs. Louis (Ila) Felten, Marshfield; one brother, Harold, Colonial Home, Colby, and one sister, Mrs. Lloyd (Julia) Hebert, Spencer; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.



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