Bio: Johnson, Minnie(80th Birthday – 1972)


Surnames: Johnson, Paff, Fuller, Guell, Lindquist, Schoen, Hallanger, Ward

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 16 Aug 1973

The members of the United Methodist Church, Thorp, surprised Mrs. Chester Johnson on her 80th birthday, August 12, 1973, with a dinner and party in the church dining room after the morning service. A prayer, written by Lucretia Paff, was read by Reverend Fuller before the dinner, and after dinner Mr. C. Guell related some of the events in Minnie’s life, and on behalf of the congregation thanked her for the many services in the church. Mrs. Johnson was presented with a wall plaque – a mounted cross, and large bouquet of red roses in a crystal vase. Another bouquet of red roses was from a nephew, Laurence Lindquist, of Tacoma. Besides the members and other friends from Thorp, the following were present: Mr. and Mrs. Durward Lindquist, Lorraine Lindquist, Menasha, Mrs. Ruth Schoen, Green Bay, Mr. and Mrs. K.E. Lindquist and Donald, Mr. and Mrs. H. Hallanger, Thorp and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Phillips, Black River Falls. Reverend Cecil Ward from England, a former pastor visiting here, was also present.



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