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Grace Emma Burkhiser Johnson
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1913
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 2009
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

Grace Johnson
Grace Emma Johnson, 96, of Mediapolis died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at Prairie Ridge Care and Rehab in Mediapolis.

Born Jan. 30, 1913, near Danville, in Des Moines County, she was the daughter of Albert and Rosa DeWalt Burkhiser. On Jan. 2, 1937, she married Howard R. Johnson. He died on Oct. 13, 1975.

Mrs. Johnson was a housewife and also worked at the Mediapolis Community School Cafeteria as a cook for nine years and at IRC/TRW in West Burlington for almost 10 years before retiring in 1975.

She was a member of the Mediapolis First United Presbyterian Church and Afternoon Circle, Yellow Springs Garden Club, a RSVP volunteer at Bethesda Care Center in Mediapolis and a former member of the Nellie Walker Kings Daughters Circle. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and doing crafts.

Survivors include three sons, Larry Johnson of Sperry, Warren Johnson of Mediapolis and Kenneth Johnson of Danville; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, her parents, one sister and one brother.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis.

The graveside service for Mrs. Johnson will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Kossuth Cemetery, with Rev. Brad Hansen officiating.

Memorials have been established for First United Presbyterian Church, the Mediapolis Community Ambulance Service, and the Elderly Bus.
Family links: 
  Howard Raymond Johnson (1908 - 1975)*
  Donald L. Johnson (1939 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Kossuth Cemetery
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Oct 18, 2009
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