Treva Johnson

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Funeral services for Mrs. Treva Johnson, 71, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service.

The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.

Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Mrs. Johnson passed away Friday, May 18, 2012, at Spencer Hospital.

Treva Rae Johnson, the daughter of Roy and Elsie (Kischer) Johnson, was born Feb. 10, 1941 in Ruthven, Ia. Her childhood years were spent in Albert City, Ia., where she received her education, graduating from Albert City High School. Following high school, she attended business school in Mankato, Minn.

She married Robert W. Johnson in November of 1958 in Albert City, Ia. and to this union two children were born: Richard and Randall. They lived in Ames, Ia. for five years and later Minneapolis, Minn. for two years. Following her divorce, she moved to Spencer, Ia. in 1967. In Spencer, she worked as a medical records clerk for Spencer Hospital for 22 years, until her retirement in 2001. She was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer, where she was a member of a circle. She also was active as a chairperson for the Spencer Disabilities Council for a few years. Treva loved animals and enjoyed taking care of her pets, growing flowers and visiting friends.

Her father, Roy Johnson; her mother, Elsie (Kischer) Johnson; and one son, Randall Johnson preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory are one son, Dr. Richard Johnson, and his wife, Maureen, of Appleton, Wis.; three grandchildren: Jasmine, Julia and Ross; a cousin, Marcia Swanson of Ruthven; and many special friends, including: Charles and Therese Schany of Spencer, Deb Scheer of Omaha, Neb., and Denny Johnson of Spencer.

The family would like to thank Dr. Jeffry Peterson, the nurses of Spencer Municipal Hospital and her home health aides for their compassionate care of Treva. A special thanks to Maurine Belz and Onalee Wright for their loving kindness.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.