Obituary of Mary Olson
(Mrs. Olaf C. Johnson) - (1857 - 4 June 1925) - Kiron
DEATH OF ESTEEMED WOMAN
Mrs. Olaf C. Johnson, an esteemed resident of Wheeler township,
passed from this life at her home Tuesday morning, June 1. She
had been in poor health for a long time, and her death was not
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the house at
2 o'clock and at the Evangelical Mission church at Odebolt at
Her pastor, the Rev. J. O. Lonnquist conducted the services. Interment
was made in the Odebolt cemetery.
Mary Olson was born April 27, 1857 at Osje parish, Skåne,
Sweden and at her death was in her sixty-ninth year.
She came to this country in 1881 and with the exception of three
years has been a resident of this vicinity since that time.
In February 1885 she was united in marriage with Olof C. Johnson.
They established their home in Wheeler township and have lived
through the years congenial companions, and have had a happy home
Mrs. Johnson was a woman of many admirable qualities of character.
She has been a good wife and mother, a warm hearted neighbor and
friend. She has lived a useful life and will be greatly missed.
The husband and one daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Anderson together with
three grandchildren are left to mourn the death of their loved
The family have the sympathy of their many friends in this bereavement.
She was a sister of C. M. Olson of Kiron.
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