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Helen Johnson dies at 92

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Helen E. Johnson, 92, of Chesterton, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2009 at Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus.

She was born April 4, 1917 in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Harry and Gertrude (Towner) Quade, both of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter, Judy Andersen, of Chesterton; four grandchildren, Jay (Mellisa) Andersen of Selina, Texas; Karen Olson, of Tulsa, Okla., Nancy Andersen, of Kansas City, Mo. and Susan (John) Postelnik, of Chesterton; seven great-grandchildren, Emily, Christian and Paige Olson, Rachel Andersen, Claire, Sarah and Ryan Postelnik, of Chesterton.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bob Johnson in 1988 and her son Arthur Johnson in 1998.

Helen was a member of the 1st United Methodist Church of Chesterton and the Lady Bugs organization.

There will be no visitation nor funeral service as per Helenís wishes.

Memorials may be given to the Humane Society of Porter County.

Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St. Chesterton. For information, please call 926-1309.



Posted 7/28/2009