OBITUARY

 

Harriet Roberts Johnson

Mrs. Peter C. Johnson, 57, died Sunday, March 1, 1931 at her home in Walnut, following a severe illness of several months duration.

Harriet Roberts Johnson was born in Chicago in the year 1874. In the year 1890, she was united in marriage to Peter C. Johnson, of Wyanet. For the last three years they lived on a small farm southwest of Walnut.

She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, Peter C. Johnson and five children, Charles Johnson, of Freeport, Texas; Elmer, of Tremont, Ill.; Mrs. Louis Hoffman of Walnut, and Guy and Lucille at home, also five grandchildren and five brothers and four sisters. The brothers are John and Chris Roberts, of Wyanet; Andrew and Fred, of Princeton, and Harry, of Montana. The sisters are Dora Wyatt, of New Mexico; Katherine Keener, Iowa; Rose Spies, of Bureau and Eugenia Boyd, of California.

Mrs. Johnson was taken with a serious illness in October, 1930, from which she never recovered. In November, her son, Charles came from Texas, and took her home with him, thinking the climate might help her to regain her health, but it was of no avail. She was brought home again, her frail body too weakened to regain lost strength and on Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock she passed out of this life. All the members of the immediate family were present at the time of her death except Charles of Texas.

Funeral services were held at the Kasbeer Church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o' clock, Rev. H. Garner officiating. Appropriate vocal selections were furnishede by the members of the Kasbeer choir. Burial was in the (not legible) cemetery.

(Unknown newspaper and date, submitted by Donna Wetsel)

 

 


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