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Norma Jean Johnson

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Norma Jean Johnson
Norma Jean Johnson, the daughter of Raymond and Bertha Mildred (Hamrick) Daugherty, was born on May 13, 1929, in Greenville, Iowa. The family later moved to Gillette Grove, where Norma attended school until the age of 10. She later returned to Greenville where she graduated high school.

Norma married John W. Johnson on Oct. 23, 1947. They then moved to Spencer, where they raised their six children. During this time she worked as a CNA at Longhouse nursing home in Spencer. In 1974, Norma and John moved their family to Sutherland, Iowa, where they lived until John passed away in 1998. Norma then returned to Spencer to live out her remaining years.

Norma passed away on Oct. 11, 2012 at Spencer Municipal Hospital at the age of 83.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Mildred Daugherty; her husband, John Johnson; one daughter, Frances Marshall; one son, Harland Johnson; and one son-in-law, Robert G. Marshall.

Norma is survived by one brother, Jerry (Sharon) Daugherty of Milford; one sister, Betty (Gerald) Thomas of Farnhamville, Iowa.; four children: Mary (Tom O'Hara of Minneapolis, Minn.), Barbara (John) Edwards of Waukegan, Ill., Marion (Barb) Johnson of Storm Lake, and Phyllis (Randy) Fahlenkamp of Hartley. She was a loving grandmother to 15 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 21 great-great-grandchildren and five great-great-great-grandchildren.

Warner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.