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 Edna Bernice <I>Johnson</I> Spooner

Edna Bernice Johnson Spooner

Birth
Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, USA
Death 11 Feb 1990 (aged 83)
La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 57778865 · View Source
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La Crosse Tribune
February 12, 1990

Bernice E. Spooner, 83, of 1205 S. Seventh St., died at Lutheran Hospital on Sunday, Feb. 11, 1990. She was born April 24, 1906, in La Crosse to Albert B. and Bertha (Borreson) Johnson. [NOTE: Birth record shows actual location of birth is Winona, Minnesota.]

She married Alfred Spooner on July 25, 1936, at Lanesboro, Minn. He preceded her in death in June 1944. She taught at Logan High School for 38 years prior to her retirement in 1968. She served on the first Board of Directors for the Mobile Meals program in La Crosse. She started the Telecare program for the Lutheran Hospital Auxiliary in 1973 and served as chairman of the program until 1988. She was accorded an Honorary Lifetime Membership in the Lutheran Hospital Auxiliary for her years of outstanding contributions. She was an active member in the Retired Teachers Assocation.

She is survived by a daughter, Ann Martin of Park Ridge, Ill.; a son, John Spooner of Greeley, Colo., three sisters, Mildred Johnson of Schenectady, N.Y., Alberta Bond of Hoffman Estates, Ill., and Joyce Ames of Detroit, Mich.; and a grandson, Kevin Spooner.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers. A memorial service will be conducted at English Lutheran Church on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. The REv. James Barsch will officate. Private family burial services will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Hospital Hospice Program. Dickinson Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Renae Larson
  • Added: 27 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57778865
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edna Bernice Johnson Spooner (24 Apr 1906–11 Feb 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57778865, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Renae Larson (contributor 47223970) .