Archive for Thursday, August 26, 2004

Arden E. Johnson

1916-2004

August 26, 2004

Services for Arden E. Johnson, 88, Baldwin City, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church in Baldwin.
Mr. Johnson died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at Baldwin Care Center.
He was born Nov. 5, 1916, in the Clearfield community, the son of Grover and Emma Brecheisen Johnson.
Mr. Johnson worked at Sunflower Ordnance Depot in De Soto as a carpenter, nd in the dairy industry in rural Douglas County until he retired. He was a member of a coffee club in Baldwin and the Eagles Lodge in Ottawa.
He married Winnie Mae Smiley on June 19, 1937, in Douglas County. She died Sept. 16, 1986. He married Sarah Cox on May 30, 1989, in Miami, Okla. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Ernest Johnson, Oklahoma City, and Don Johnson, Baldwin; a daughter, Bonnie Johnson, Lawrence; a brother, Othie Johnson, rural Eudora; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A granddaughter died earlier.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin.
The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City 66006.

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