Christy A. Johnson

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Services for Christy A. Johnson, 90, of Spirit Lake, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at United Methodist Church of Spirit Lake. Rev. Kay Hooper will officiate the service.

Visitation will take place between 5-7 p.m. tonight at the Schuchert Funeral Home of Spirit Lake.

Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery of Terril.

Christy, 90, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Terril, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at Hilltop Care Center in Spirit Lake.

Christy was born on Aug. 21, 1917, in Boxholm, to Arthur and Nellie (Will) Johnson. Christy was united in marriage to Alta M. Dotson in Spencer. Alta passed away May 3, 1999.

Christy graduated from Lake Center High School in 1936. Christy and Alta lived in Des Moines during World War II, working for Voidt Company. After World War II, they moved to Clay County and farmed, until they retired in 1981.

Christy was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge, the Barber Shop Choir, the church choir and the Golden K Kiwanis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alta; a brother, Floyd Johnson; and his sister, Iola Hyde.

Christy is survived by his two children: Norman Johnson, and his wife, Laura, of Dickens, and Joyce Spieker, and her husband, Jim, of Spencer; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Betty Bainbridge of Spirit Lake.

Arrangements are being handled by Schuchert Funeral Home.