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Marjorie E. Johnson

IRETON, IOWA – Marjorie E. Johnson, 94, of Ireton, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at her residence under hospice care.

   Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2020 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ireton with Rev. Michael Boothby officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Public viewing, without the family present, will be from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the church. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and facial masks are highly recommended. The Porter Funeral Home in Ireton is assisting the family. The family prefers memorials be directed to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Marjorie’s memory.

   Marjorie E. Johnson was born May 19, 1926 at Ireton, Iowa, the daughter of Charles Bruce and Flossie (Thomas) Houlton. She graduated from the Ireton High School in 1944. She married Ervin Johnson on December 1, 1946 at the Houlton house in Ireton. Before their marriage, Ervin served in the Merchant Marines. Marjorie attended NBL Business College in Sioux City for 2 years.

   Marjorie and Ervin farmed in the Ireton area for 24 years. Ervin died in 1969. She then built a house in Ireton and worked for 21 years at the Security Savings Bank until retirement.

   Marjorie was an active member of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, singing in the choir, teaching catechism and Sunday school, and a member of the LWML She loved to quilt, sew, and crochet. She especially loved to cook for her family and looked forward to them coming home to visit.

   Survivors include her daughters, Margene and her husband Jerry Meins of Houston, Texas, Linda Murphy also of Houston, and Pam and her husband Steve Stricker of Naperville, Illinois, her sons, Pastor Paul Johnson and his wife Cindy of May City, Iowa and Dr. Richard Johnson of Hawarden, Iowa; daughter-in-law, Gloria (Chad) Ping of Ireton; 12 grandchildren, Ben (Roni) Murphy, Meg Murphy, Ashley (John) Schempp, Aaron (Holly) Johnson, Mike Murphy, Joshua (Kendra) Johnson, Adam (Amelia) Johnson, Andrew (Ciara) Johnson, Kari (Chad) Halstenson, Alan Johnson, Jonathan (Kelsi) Stricker and Samantha Stricker; 22 great-grandchildren; many nephews and nieces; and also a special friend, Merlin Rostermundt.

   Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ervin; sons, Robert Johnson and Tom Johnson; son-in-law, Rob Murphy; daughters-in-law, Dixie Johnson and Sandra Johnson; 6 sisters and a brother.

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Pam & Steve & Family.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.I remember your Mom working at the bank & she always was friendly & had a smile on her face. May God Bless You All. With Sincere Sympathies. Cindy (Wilken) & Casey Havelaar

Cindy (Wilken) & Casey Havelaar Jul 24 2020 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to all of you, Marjories family. I had the pleasure of knowing her for many years, but especially when working with her at the Security Savings Bank. We worked hard, but laughed a lot. Keep your wonderful memories of her in your hearts.

Larry Juffer (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Jul 22 2020 12:00 AM

Margene and Jerry,

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Bruce and Sharon Leach-remember Ponca City OK Jul 21 2020 12:00 AM

Pam and family, your mom was a very classy and beautiful lady. I remember many play dates at your house and she always had chocolate chip cookies for us! May you find comfort in the memories. Hugs...Terri Dekker Treiber

Brian & Terri Jul 19 2020 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to all of Marjories family. She was so sweet and kind, always took time to be a good listening ear or lend a helping hand. I had the privilege of working with her for many years at the bank, and I am a better person for having known her. May the many happy memories shared with her remain in our hearts forever. God bless

Rick and Carol Salberg Jul 18 2020 12:00 AM