Dickinson County

Luverne Johnson



Terril Boy in Service in Uncle Sam’s Navy

Luverne Johnson was born at Ogden September 24, 1906. He has spent most of his life around Terril, operating the Sinclair station for a number of years. He entered the service April 3, 1944. He is in the navy and has made two trips out, covering about 9 months. He was recently home to visit his wife, the former Marie Grady and children, Lynne Marie and Lawrence, his brother Carl, and three sisters; Myrtle Peters, Mildred Schnell and Viola Griffin, and his father, C. L. Johnson at the Park.

While he was home, his leave was saddened by the sudden death of another brother, Edgar, at Eagle Bend, Minnesota.

Luverne is Seaman first class.

Source: The Terrill Record, Terril, Iowa, Thursday, May 24, 1945, Page 1 (photo included)