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Information for Hancel Leon Johnson

8 September, 1897 - 25 April, 1990

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

April, 1990

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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H. Leon Johnson

    Graveside services for Hansel Leon Johnson, 92, of Middleton, who died Wednesday, April 25, 1990, at the Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 30, at the Middleton Cemetery, Middleton.  Pastor H. Lee Baker of the First United Methodist Church, Middleton, will officiate under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
    Mr. Johnson was born Sept. 8, 1897, at Chautauqua County, Kan., a son of Issac H. and Arminta Kinnamen Johnson.  He married Alta Johnson, April 3, 1 1920, at Sedan, Kan.  They moved to Winfield, Kan., where he was employed by various oil companies. They moved to Caldwell in 1945, where they owned and operated a farm until his wife's death, in 1965.  He retired soon after and moved to Middleton.  He married Gladys Alexander in Flippin, Ark., May 27, 1969. The couple lived in Middleton until his death.  He was a longtime member of the Middleton Grange.  He will be dearly missed by all hat knew and love him.
    Survivors include his wife, Gladys; two sons and daughters-in-law, Carl and Jo Ann Johnson of Boise and Larman and June John Johnson of Modesto, Calif.; two stepsons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Betty Alexander of Middleton and Clyde and Melvina Alexander of Scottsdale, Ariz.; four stepdaughters and sons-in-law, Mary Alexander of Middleton, Pete and Peggy Araquistain of Caldwell, Fred and Gwen Hoelscher of Plymouth, Ill., and ray and Lour Autn of Phoenix, Ariz.; a dear friend, Joyce Kelso of Middleton; 25 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; ; a great-great-grandchild; and a brother, Doyle Johnson of Peel, Ark.
    He was preceded in death by his first wife, his parents and a sister.
    The family suggests memorials be made to the Middleton Grange, c/o Mrs. M.A. Watkins, 10669 Hwy 44, Middleton, 83644.
    Friends may call today from 1 to 6 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.



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