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Dorothy Johnson

September 8, 2012

Dorothy Johnson
July 2, 1922-Sept. 1, 2012
WARSAW — Dorothy Ruth Johnson, 90, of Warsaw, formerly of Plymouth, passed away peacefully at 4:35 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Mason’s Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Warsaw.
Dorothy was born July 2, 1922, in Chicago, Ill., to George and Dorothea (Eng) Schoberg. Sept. 9, 1950, Dorothy became the bride of John Alfred Johnson in Donaldson. Together they raised their four children. Dorothy was a homemaker, loving wife, and a proud mother. She was a member of the Marshall County Chorus; Modern Maids, Purdue Extension Homemakers; Welco; and the Immanuel Lutheran Church, for most of her adult life. She also was a volunteer Pink Lady at Parkview Hospital, in Plymouth. Dorothy proudly served her country in the United States Navy and was stationed at Long Beach Naval Hospital, in California, from 1945-46. She enjoyed singing, knitting, sewing, and painting.
Dorothy loved her children and instilled in them a strong belief in God. Her survivors include her daughters, Christine (Joe) Szady of Hilton Head, S.C.; Rebecca (Joe) Siejack of Elnora, Tenn.; her sons, Tim (Connie) Johnson of Wauwatosa, Wis.; and Ron Johnson of Warsaw; six grandchildren, Peter (Kristen) Johnson, Gretta Johnson, Geoff Johnson, Jarrett Davis, Amber McCleod, and Jordan Szady; two great-grandchildren, Maia and Major McCleod; and her sisters, Gloria Gaymen of Fort Wayne and Gayle Stopfel of Louisville, Ky. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Alfred Johnson, Jan. 2, 1986; her grandchildren, Eric Johnson and Joel Szady; and her brother, Donald Schoberg.

Memorial contributions may be given to:
The Immanuel Lutheran Church
6835 Union Road, Plymouth, IN 46563

~VISITATION~
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7, 2012, 6-8 P.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN 46563
AND
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8, 2012, 10:30-11 A.M.
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH

~SERVICES~
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8, 2012, 11 A.M.
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH
THE REV. DR. DENNIS WENZEL, OFFICIATING

~BURIAL~
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, CEMETERY

~MEMORIES MAY BE SHARED AT~
www.vangilderfuneralhome.com

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