Obit: Johnson, Amanda Elsie (1882 - 1953)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Johnson, Verhulst, Haupt, Luther,
Gustofson, Hubble, Egge
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) September 24, 1953
Johnson, Amanda Elsie (8 April 1882 - 19
Funeral services for Mrs. P. M. Johnson, 71,
lifelong resident of Greenwood, were held Wednesday, September 23,
at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Greenwood. The Rev.
Magnus Egge officiated. Burial was made in the Greenwood
Mrs. Johnson, nee Amanda Elsie Johnson, who was
born in the Town of Warner, April 8, 1882, died in her sleep
Saturday night, September 19, at the home of her son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Verhulst. She became ill a
week ago and had been at the Verhulst home since
was married December 31, 1902, at Greenwood to Peter M.
Johnson. After their marriage they moved to a farm northeast
of Greenwood, where they lived for 42 years. Eleven years ago
the Johnsons built a home in Greenwood, where she had resided ever
since. Mr. Johnson died March 7, 1948.
Mrs. Johnson, who was a member of Our
Saviour’s church, is survived by three daughters, Mrs.
Clarence (Esther) Verhulst of Greenwood; Mrs. Harold (Grace) Haupt
of Loyal; Mrs. Lester (Joyce) Luther of Eau Claire; eight
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters and one
brother, Mrs. David (Selma) Gustofson of Chicago, Mrs. Josie Hubble
of Greenwood, Mrs. Sigrud (Olga) Johnson of Loyal, and Leonard
Johnson of Greenwood.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by three infant sons, two sisters and one brother.
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