Obit: Johnston, Maud (1866 - 1958)
Johnston, Faivre, Merrill, Amacher, Ketcham, Klieforth, Lieders,
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
Maud (3 Nov. 1866 - 18 Sept. 1958)
Mrs. G. B.
Johnston, wife of the late Dr. G. B. Johnston, died at her home
services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at
the Zink Funeral Home, with the Rev. Lawrence Faivre officiating.
During the service, Miss Jessie Merrill sang two favorite songs of
Mrs. Johnston: "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," and "Nearer My God to
Thee." Mrs. Faivre was the accompanist.
for the internment, made in the Abbotsford cemetery, were H. J.
Amacher, H. T. Ketcham, Irve Klieforth, Orville Lieders, Joe
Prestebak and Elmer Schraufnagel.
Auxiliary to the American Legion was in charge of the
and friends from away who attended the funeral came from Wausau,
Colby, Athens, Eau Claire, Stevens Point, Marshfield, Neenah,
Manitowoc, Fond du Lac, and Milwaukee.
Johnston leaves her daughter, Janet, Abbotsford, and son, Robert,
of Fond du Lac; grand son, Dr. Truman Johnston, and great grand
children, Bobby and Mary Beth Johnston, of Milwaukee.
Johnston was a charter member of the Presbyterian church and the
Ladies Home Mission. She had a deep interest in the public library
and organized the Abbotsford Women’s Club. For many years she
served as president of the library board. She was also a member of
the Order of Eastern Star.
*** Note: Mrs. Johnston’s date of birth is from the cemetery index of Abbotsford City Cemetery, Abbotsford, Clark County, Wisconsin.
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