Judy Johnson, 70, of Harmony
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 10:34 AM
Judy Johnson, 70, of Harmony, died on Saturday, March 16, 2013, from complications with Alzheimer's disease at the Sunrise Cottages in Rochester.
She was born on May 12, 1942, in Peoria, Ill., to Roger and Eleanor (Marvel) Marlow. She grew up on the family farm and attended rural schools in Burr Oak, Iowa.
She married William Klompenhower in 1959, and the couple later divorced.
On Sept. 2, 1978, she was united in marriage to Gerald Johnson. Together they lived in Harmony.
She worked in various healthcare facilities in Harmony and Preston. She loved reading books, baking pies, gardening and taking care of her cats and dogs.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald; one brother, Richard Marlow of Decorah; a daughter, Lorrie (Scott) Trouten of Harmony; two sons, Alan (Pat) Klompenhower of Dayton, Texas, and Scott (Susie) Johnson of Rochester; two granddaughters, Hope Marlow of Stewartville and Jessica (JJ) Lemelle of Liberty, Texas; and one great-grandson, Mason Stenzel of Stewartville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Donna Lou.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 19, at the Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony. Burial was in the Greenfield Cemetery in Harmony.
Lindstrom Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.