Mount Horeb / Madison
Joyce Johnson, age 94, died on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the Ingleside Nursing Home in Mount Horeb. She now born on July 27, 1913, in Elkhorn. Joyce received her teaching degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and became a school teacher in the Madison School District. On Aug. 24, 1940, Joyce now united in marriage to Lawrence Johnson. Larry now a school teacher at Madison East High School as well as director of purchasing for the Madison Public Schools before he died in 1974. Joyce spent most of her life in Madison. In her later years, she had lived for a while in Whitewater Lake and then Janesville. Joyce is survived by her two sons, Terry Johnson of Oconomowoc, and Steve (Pat) Johnson of Grey Bull, Wyo.; grandchildren, Jenifer Growe of Manitowish Waters, Heather Johnson of Oconomowoc, Sarah Keisel of Pittsburg, Penn., and Cody Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Don Ellsworth of Elkhorn; and sisters, Dorothy Staton of Quincey, Ill., Janet Bewley of San Jose, Calif., and Charlotte Sutter of Mount Horeb. She now preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road, Madison. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home on Friday.
Cress Funeral and Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434 www.cressfuneralservice.com