Obituaries - J

Jensen, Mrs. E.C.
The funeral of Mrs. E.C. Jensen, who died at Wahoo Sunday night, was held at the Danish M.E. church in this city this afternoon.
[Source: Nebraska State Journal (Lincoln, Nebraska), dated March 9, 1898]

Johnson, Buster
Wahoo, Neb., June 7 – “Buster” Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Johnson, residents of Wahoo, died this morning at 11 o’clock. His father and mother and family relatives are greatly bereaved and a neighborhood of friends mourn the loss of this bright little 5-year-old boy.
[Source: Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), dated June 8, 1914]

Johnson, Mrs. Henry
Wahoo, Neb., Nov. 26 – Mrs. Henry Johnson died at her home in this city at 3 o’clock this morning from the effects of a cancer. She was 58 years old and leaves a husband and one child. Mrs. Johnson and her husband are among the most prominent people of Wahoo, and a large number of friends mourn her loss. The funeral services will be conducted by the Stella chapter of the Eastern Star, as she was a member of that order.
[Source: The Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), dated November 27, 1895]
[Transcribed and submitted by: Denise Hansen]

Johnston, Nels P.
Wahoo Druggist Dead
Wahoo, Neb., July 27 – [Special] – Nels P. Johnston, a prominent druggist of Wahoo, died very suddenly of Bright’s disease at the home of his sister, Mrs. N.B. Barggren, yesterday at 4 p.m. He will be buried under the auspices of the I.O.O.F. The druggists of the city will act as honorary pallbearers. The funeral will be conducted by Rev. Mr. Bellville at the Presbyterian church at 3 o’clock Sunday. A.P. Johnston of Omaha is here to attend the funeral of his brother.
[Source: Nebraska State Journal (Lincoln, Nebraska), dated July 28, 1895]

Joseph, John
Veteran Merchant of Wahoo Dies Here
John Joseph, 84, a resident of Wahoo 65 years, died in a hospital here Saturday. Joseph and William Graff established a general merchandise store in Wahoo in 1872. Surviving are three daughters, two sisters and four brothers.
[Source: Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), dated May 17, 1936]

Johnson, Sidney
Saunders Loses Four Men
Its Soldiers Die of Disease – Sidney Johnson Last Victim

Wahoo, Neb., Oct. 4 – Although Saunders county has no company in either of the three regiments now in the field, she has suffered more than her share of the disasters of war. Within the past week four of Saunders county’s best young men have given up their lives, the victims of disease. W.F. Primley, Jr., a member of company J, Second regiment, died at Omaha a few days ago. Will Hodec and Orr Simpson, both of the Third regiment, died on Friday of last week at Pablo Beach, and this morning the sad intelligence arrived at Wahoo that Sidney Johnson of company K also had passed away at Pablo Beach.
All of the latter three were members of the Third regiment, and were among the best young men of our county. The remains of Will Hodec will arrive this evening and the funeral will be conducted under the auspices of the Grand army post of this city.
The remains of Sidney Johnson will probably be shipped here for interment, but the date of the arrival is unknown at this time. Sidney Johnson was a son of Captain Eric Johnson, proprietor of the New Era, and was clerk of his company. W.F. Primley, Jr., was a son of W.F. Primley of the Mead Advocate of the town of Mead. Will Hodec has a windowed mother in Wahoo. By his industry he had paid off a mortgage on his mother’s home and was in every way an estimable young man. Others of the Second regiment are here on sick furlough.
[Source: The Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), dated October 5, 1898]
[Transcribed and submitted by: Denise Hansen]

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