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Johnson_Elmer_Obit_1964 - Joh nson Klmw W. Johnson, 67, of 322 Bowman...
Joh nson Klmw W. Johnson, 67, of 322 Bowman St., East Alton, a re- tttefl Shell Oil Co., welder, died at 7 a.m. today in St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis. He had been ill since Tuesday Tuesday when he suffered an apparent apparent heart attack and was taken to the St. Louis hospital Tuesday evening. Mr. Johnson retired from Shell Oil Co., in 1960 after 37 years with the company. He began work at the oil refinery in the c o n struc- t i o n department department and worked worked through the various ... r . Elmer Johnsoi classifications, becoming a boilermaker boilermaker layerout in 1949, and held that position to retirement. Mr. Johnson was born at Dorsey Dorsey where he lived before mov- Bg to East Alton 37 years ago. Surviving are his widow, the former Gertrude Cooper, whom he married July 15,1923, at Dorsey; Dorsey; two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Shirley McCune, Rosewood Heights, and Mrs. Marjorie Compton, Overland Park, Kans., two brothers, brothers, Paul, East Alton, and Alfred Alfred Dorsey; three sisters, Mrs. Duella Burwell, Litchfield, and Misses Melba and Edna Johnson, Johnson, Dorsey. There are four grandchildren. Funeral services have tentatively tentatively been set for Friday at 2 p.m. in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wood River, of which he was a member. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens. Gardens. The body is at Marks Mort- uary, where friends may call after after 5 p.m. Thursday and until 11 a.m. Friday when the body will be taken to the church. Alton,

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 26 Aug 1964, Wed,
  3. Page 25

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