Obit: Johnson, Bertha Wieland (1874 - 1953)

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Surnames: Johnson, Vander Stoep, Wieland, Edblom, Henry, Dallman, Leatherberry, Wellman

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 04/23/1953

Johnson, Bertha (24 Nov. 1874 - 18 Apr. 1953)

Funeral services for Mrs. E. J. Johnson of Unity, Wisconsin, age 73, who died Saturday evening at the Bethel Convalescent Home, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Trinity Lutheran church in Unity, Rev. Claude Vander Stoep officiating, and burial was made in the parish cemetery.

Mrs. Johnson, the former Bertha Wieland, was born on November 24, *1884, in Germany. She came to the United States with her parents when a small child. Her marriage to E. (Edward) J. Johnson took place in Phillips in 1893. She had been a resident of Unity for many years.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Alma) Edblom of Unity, Mrs. Carl (Esther) Johnson of Portland, Ore., Mrs. Beda Henry in Minneapolis, Minn., and Mrs. Victor (Mildred) Dallman of Colby; two sons, Milton of Detroit, Mich., and Leonard of Owen; seven grand children; five great grand children; three sisters, Mrs. Joe Leatherberry of Oregon City, Ore., Mrs. Alma Wellman of Antioch, Ill., and Mrs. John Martin of Dodgeville; two brothers, Charles of Oregon City, Ore., and Walter of Unity, Wis.

Her husband, two children and two brothers preceded her in death.

* Trinity Lutheran Church, Spencer, Wis. record the birth of  Dorothy Green, Bertha 1874.

1940 Federal Census, Unity Town, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, enumeration district number: 10-38, family 11, line 51

Bertha Johnson, white, married, female
residence in 1935: Same House

Household Members
head Edward Johnson M 71 Wisconsin
wife Bertha Johnson F 65 Wisconsin
laborer Howard Boyer M 20 Wisconsin



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