January 07 1925 July 09 2019
Lois Emily Johnson January 07, 1925 – July 09, 2019 Share this obituary Send Sympathy Gifts Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card| Memorial Donation Services for Lois Emily Stokes Johnson, 94, of Creighton will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday July 15, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church in Creighton. Pastor Donna Fonner will officiate with Pastor Milana Joseph giving the message. Visitation will be from 4-6:30 P.M. Sunday July 14, 2019 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Creighton. Ashburn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements with burial taking place at Greenwood Cemetery in Creighton. Lois died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Lois Emily (Stokes) Johnson was born on the Alton family homestead southwest of Creighton on January 7, 1925 to Ray and Myrtle (Alton) Stokes. She was the seventh child of the Stokes family of eight. Lois attended country school and graduated from Creighton High School in 1942. She taught school at Gravel Hill, District #66 for several years. On November 19, 1944 she married Donald Kragh Johnson at the Creighton United Methodist Church. They enjoyed fifty-two years of marriage. They were blessed with four children, Sandra, Susan, Sharon and Kragh. They farmed in the Brunswick area and later lived in Armour and Freeman, South Dakota, Plainview and Creighton, Nebraska, retiring to Creighton in 1995. Lois was employed at the Creighton and Plainview hospitals and care centers as a nurses aide for many years, as well as working at Melvin’s Gift and Appliance Store in Plainview. Lois was a member of the Creighton Veterans of Foreign Wars and Brunswick American Legion Auxiliaries. She was a member of Chapter EJ, PEO, the Brunswick Help You Club and the Creighton All Around Birthday Club. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She also served on the Keep Creighton Beautiful Board. Lois enjoyed cooking, gardening, quilting and most of all her family. Lois is survived by her children: Dr. Sandra Johnson of Holbrook, Arizona; Susan (Bill) Foster of Sunnyvale, California; Sharon (Bert) Sass of Phoenix, Arizona; Kragh (Shirley) Johnson of Prague, Nebraska; her grandchildren, Angela Foster (Scotty) Storey of San Jose, California; Brian Foster (Christina Borsum), of Emerald Hills, California; Christopher Sass (Nicole Dragisics) of Honolulu, Hawaii: and Louis and Abbygail Johnson of Prague, Nebraska; and her two great-grandchildren, Alastair and Spencer Storey of San Jose, California. She is also survived by her sister Laurine Bartling of Lincoln; sisters-in-law Jean Stokes of Creighton and Marjorie Stokes of Bloomfield and many nieces and nephews. Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; her parents; her brothers, Leland, Dale and wife Thelma, Bill Stokes and infant brother, Gordon; her sisters Marjorie Way and her husband Don, Ruth Klippel and husband Joe; nephews, Douglas Way and Roger Johnson. Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Lois Emily Johnson January 07 1925 July 09 2019.
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