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Marie E. Johnson

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Marie Evelyn (Conover)Johnson, 92, passed away on Jan. 13, 2008.

Memorial services will be held in the spring.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer.

Marie was born on Feb. 9, 1915, to Claude and Tracy (Paulsen) Conover of Holstein. She married Virgil E. Johnson of Cushing on March 31, 1937, in Sioux Falls, S.D. The couple had the distinction of being the first couple in the USA whose marriage took place on live radio KSOO.

Living in Spencer since 1962, Marie was a long time member of the Grace United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Spencer Hospital Auxiliary for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her daughter, Jaclynn who passed in infancy; her parents; and five brothers and one sister.

Marie is survived by her son, Ron Johnson and his wife, Janice of Katy, Texas; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.