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Georgia M. Johnson

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Georgia M. Johnson, 80, of Cherokee, died Friday March 27, 2009 in Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, following a brief illness.

Memorial services are being held Thursday, April 2, from 11 a.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church, Cherokee. Rev. Larry Lemke will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee, at a later date. Visitation will be held today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.

Georgia was born May 20, 1928 in Rockford to Fred and Clara (Burgess) Hansen. She attended school in Rockford, graduating in 1946. On Feb. 20, 1947 she married Don Johnson in Ames. They moved to Cherokee, Iowa in 1951. She assisted Don in the Clinic Pharmacy from 1956 until retiring in 1993. She was a member of the Cherokee Country Club and Trinity Lutheran Church. Georgia enjoyed golf, arts and crafts, gardening, her church, and most of all, laughing with her family and many friends. She was a devoted mother and homemaker.

Georgia was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers (Roger and Robert) a great-grandson, (Ganyn).

Survivors include her husband; sons, Jim Johnson, and his wife, Marlys, of Coeur D' Alene, Idaho; Jeff Johnson, and his wife, Marlene, of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter, Christine Reno, of Englewood, Colo.; a sister, Virginia Jones, of Rockford; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.