Obit: Johnson, Henry B. (1884 - 1961)



----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook, Marshfield News Herald Collection 12/ /1961

Johnson, Henry B. (1884 - 1961)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY Henry B. Johnson, 77, died Monday, Dec. 4, 1961, at 9 p.m. at the Memorial Hospital in Neillsville, where he had been a patient since Saturday.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. The Rev. Arvid Myhrwold will officiate and burial will be made in the Greenwood cemetery.

The body will repose at the Hill Funeral Home, beginning Wednesday noon until 11 a.m. Thursday, when it will be taken to the church for services.

Mr. Johnson was born Feb. 17, 1884 in Perry. He received his education in Blanchardville and came to Greenwood with his parents in 1903. He was married to the former Karen Holvorsen on Nov. 22, 1911 in the Town of Warner. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in October of this year.

After their marriage, they settled on a farm northwest of Greenwood, where they resided until they retired in 1952, and moved to the city of Greenwood. For a number of years he was supervisor of the Town of Warner and also was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife two sons, Arthur, Belleville, Ill.; and Elmer, Malta, Ill.; a daughter, Mrs. Earl (Edith) Stout, Augusta; nine grandchildren three great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. George (Anne) Vollrath, Greenwood. A brother preceded him in death.



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