Funeral Services: Will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Massena United Methodist Church in Massena with an Eastern Star Service by the Greenfield Chapter No. 91 Order of Eastern Star. Interment will be in the Massena Center Cemetery. Pastor Laurel Westerkamp will officiate the service. A luncheon will be held at the church following the services at the cemetery.
Open Visitation: Will be held on Friday, January 23rd, at the Steen Funeral Home in Massena from 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Family Visitation: The family will greet friends on Friday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Massena.
Memorials: To the Massena United Methodist Church or to the Massena Fire Department.
Marjorie Ann Johnson was born July 3, 1933, north of Cumberland at her parents’ home, the daughter of Harry and Ruby (Moler) Edwards. She passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015, at the Greenfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Health Care Center in Greenfield, Iowa, at the age of 81.
Marjorie grew up in Massena, Iowa and graduated from Massena Independent School. On August 16, 1952, she was united in marriage to Richard “Dick” Johnson in the Massena United Methodist Church. To this union two children were born: Mark and Debra. They lived in Massena most of the marriage until 2012 when they moved to Greenfield. Marjorie worked for Sinclair Station in Massena, Economy Food Market, Johnson Service Station and served as the Ward Clerk at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic retiring in 1998 after 22 years.
Marjorie loved to cook, travel, dance, visit with friends and family and really enjoyed playing the piano. She was a member of the Massena United Methodist Church, Massena Chamber of Commerce, Massena Lion’s Club, Massena Fire Department-EMT, Za-Ga-Zig Shrine Ladies Auxiliary and Order of Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard “Dick” Johnson; brother, Marvin Edwards; father and mother-in-law, William and Verma Johnson; step mother-in-law, Luella Johnson; and brother and sister-in-law, William “Billy” and Anne Johnson.
She is survived by her son, Mark Johnson of Massena; daughter, Debra Stoulil and husband Larry of Newton; one grandson, Austin Stoulil; two sisters, Barbara Queck and husband Bob of Orient, Beverly Festa and husband Marco of North Carolina; sister-in-law, Donna Edwards of Lincoln, Nebraska; aunt, Ada Goshorn; other relatives and friends.
The family of Marjorie Johnson wishes to express their gratitude for all acts of kindness shown to them in their time of sorrow and invites you to join them for a luncheon at the church following the committal services at the cemetery.