Obit: Johnston, Margaret (Gretchen) (1894 – 1966) 

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Johnston, Amacher, Dolan, Hanson, Hutt, Klieforth, Lieders, Meyer

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/07/1966

------ Johnston, Margaret (Gretchen) (25 JUL 1894 – 30 MAR 1966)

Funeral services for Mrs. Robert Johnston, 71, of Fond du Lac, formerly of Abbotsford, who died on Wednesday, March 30, at the Rolling Home Meadows Convalescent Home in Fond du Lac, were held Saturday afternoon at the Polnaszek Funeral Home at Abbotsford.

The Rev. Charles Glidden of the First Presbyterian church of Abbotsford officiated at the 1:30 o’clock services.  Mrs. James Daellenbach was organist.

The pallbearers for the interment which was made in the Abbotsford cemetery were Hans Amacher, Clarence Dolan, Ole Hanson, Maurice Hutt, Clarence Klieforth and Orville Lieders Sr.

The former Margaret (Gretchen) Meyer was born July 25, 1894, at Abbotsford and was married there June 11, 1917, to Robert J. Johnston, who preceded her in death in May 1959.

Mrs. Johnston was a member of the First Presbyterian church and the Fond du Lac chapter of the Order of Eastern Star.  She was also a member of the American Legion auxiliary and the Woman’s Benefit Association of Abbotsford.

She is survived by an only son, Dr. Truman J. Johnston, and two grand children, Robert and Mary Beth Johnston, all of Milwaukee.           



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