Information for Evan Gustave Johnson
29 January, 1973 – 11 March,
From The Caldwell News-Tribune
Wednesday, 11 March, 1942
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Note - Evan Johnson is buried in the
Parma Cemetery, Parma, Idaho.
Parma Dies At
Evan Gustave Johnson,
69, well known Parma business man died at a Boise hospital
early this morning following an extended illness.
Born in Norway on January 29, 1873, Mr. Johnson came to
the United States in 1892. He resided at La Crosse,
Wis., for sever years and also lived in Iowa before coming to
Idaho more than 30 years ago. In the Parma community, he
has been actively engaged in farming, fruit raising, buying
and shipping produce and other forms of business.
He is a member of the Lutheran church, the Parma
Masonic Lodge No. 49; the Parma Eastern Star Chapter; the El
Korah temple at Boise and the Commandry at Weiser.
Survivors include his widow, Ona D. Johnson of Parma;
three sons, Sterling E. Johnson and Robert A. Johnson both of
Parma; Charles E. Johnson, stationed at Mare Island; two
sisters in Norway and a brother, Gus Johnson of Belmond, Iowa.
The body is at the Peckham chapel where funeral
arrangements were incomplete this afternoon.