Vern Lee Johnson, 1936-1937
Funeral Services for Johnson Infant – Vern Lee Johnson, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Johnson, passed away at their home Saturday morning. Death was due to pneumonia and complications. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at one o’clock at the home and at two o’clock at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. The Pallbearers were: Kenneth Haggstrom, Orville Haggstrom, Harold Johnson and Gerald Oakeson. Delores Oakeson and Anna Mae Vang were flower girls. A quartette, composed of Mr. and Mrs. George Jacobsen and Mr. and Mrs. Einer Pedersen sang two numbers. The service was in charge of Rev. E. A. Pedersen, who also sang a solo at the close of the service. Burial took place at the cemetery connected with St. Peter’s Lutheran Church at North Logan. Vern Lee was born on August 3, 1936 and died January 9, 1937 at the age of 5 months 6 days. He leaves to mourn his passing, his mother and father and one brother, Edward, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Haggstrom and Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Johnson, and a number of other relatives. Card of Thanks – We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to those who helped us during the illness and after the death of our beloved son and brother. Especially do we thank Rev. Pedersen for his comforting service, the singers, the pallbearers and those who sent the lovely flowers. Never will your kindness be forgotten. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Johnson and Edward.
Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, January 14, 1937