Obit: Johnston, Maud (1866 - 1958)



Surnames: Johnston, Faivre, Merrill, Amacher, Ketcham, Klieforth, Lieders, Prestebak, Schraufnagel 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 09/25/1958 

Johnston, Maud (3 Nov. 1866 - 18 Sept. 1958) 

Mrs. G. B. Johnston, wife of the late Dr. G. B. Johnston, died at her home Thursday afternoon. 

Funeral 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. 

Pallbearers for the internment, made in the Abbotsford cemetery, were H. J. Amacher, H. T. Ketcham, Irve Klieforth, Orville Lieders, Joe Prestebak and Elmer Schraufnagel.  

The Auxiliary to the American Legion was in charge of the flowers. 

Relatives 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. 

Mrs. 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. 

Mrs. 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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