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C. CONRAD JOHNSON, 110 ROCKFORD - C. Conrad Johnson, 110, of Rockford, died at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, in The Villa at PA Peterson Nursing Home after suffering a stroke last April. He previously lived in Peterson Meadows for 10 years. He was born January 19, 1904, in Kymbo, Sweden; the son of Oscar and Ida (Granstrom) Janson. He was one of 10 children. He left Sweden in 1923 at the age of 19. He worked as a carpenter and remodeler of homes in the Rockford area. He married Walborg Lind in 1941 and later Alice Anderson in 1990. Conrad was a member of several Swedish Clubs, including, lifetime member of Vasa, a member of Svea Soner Chorus, and the Swedish Historical Society. He was also a long standing member at Tabor Lutheran Church. He is survived by his nephew, Edward I. (Irene) Johnson of North Brunswick, N.J.; several nieces and nephews; special friends Alf and Delores Forsberg, and LaVerne and Kathleen Larson. Predeceased by parents; 6 brothers; 3 sisters; wives, Walborg Lind and Alice Anderson. Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, in Tabor Lutheran Church, 2233 12th Ave. Rockford, Il with the Reverend Jane McChesney officiating. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Memorial visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. prior to the service in the church. Memorials to Tabor Lutheran Church or Peterson Meadows, 6401 Newburg Rd. Rockford, IL 61108. To share a memory or online condolence, visit olsonfh.com. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2014
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