Marjorie A. Johnson, age 93 of Liberty Twp., passed away Monday, May 6,
She was born on October 6, 1919 in Somers, Wis., the daughter of Fred C. and
Anna (Kluender) Gentz.
On June 16, 1940 in Valparaiso, Marjorie married Elmer E. Johnson who
survives along with their children, Patricia Ann (R. Daniel) Olson of
Valparaiso, Ind., Philip E. (Sandra) Johnson of Valparaiso, Ind., Peggy (the
late, Perry) Trowbridge of Valparaiso, Ind., and Bruce E. (Denise) Johnson
of Chesterton, Ind.; 10 grandchildren, Eric (Elaine) Olson, Tricia (Jay)
Drew, Joanna (Ryan) Maas, Jane (Jeff) Detweiler, Jill (Brandon) Killion,
Thomas Johnson, Jennifer (Nikos) Stathopoulos, Kelli Johnson, Katie Johnson,
and Matthew Johnson, 23 great-grandchildren; and sister, LaVerne Gustafson
of Valparaiso, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a great-grandchild, two sisters,
and one brother.
Marjorie graduated from Valparaiso High School, class of 1938, and was a
member of the First Baptist Church of Chesterton.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 11, at 11:00 a.m., at
Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, Ind., with Rev. Larry
Starett officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to First Baptist Church of
Chesterton, 1401 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton, 46304, or Child Evangelism
Fellowship of Northwest Indiana, 4403 N Calumet Ave., Valparaiso, 46383.