Johansen, Hans Peter

JOHANSEN – Hans Peter Johansen of Brooks, Alberta died in the Brooks Health Centre on September 10, 1989 at the age of 84 years.

He was born in Denmark on November 10, 1904 and immigrated to Canada to Redcliff in 1929.

He worked on farms and doing odd jobs until 1930 and bought his own farm in 1932. In the spring of 1942 he purchased his second farm in the Tilley district and farmed there until 1967.

He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Tilley and enjoyed fishing, curling and traveling. He retired to the village of Tilley in 1967 and moved to Newbrook Lodge in July, 1988.

Hans is survived by his many friends and loved ones.

Funeral service will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church on Thursday, September 14 at 11 a.m. with Pastor E. Rawling officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethany Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Dallas Hjorth, Einer Larsen, Lloyd Colbens, Mark Colbens, Bruce Christensen and Eric Christensen.

If friends desire memorial donations may be made toward the purchase of a monument for his burial plot or the charity of their choice.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.