Lois S. Johnson


Lois S. Johnson, 84, Goshen, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at The Maples Healthcare, Goshen.
She was born July 21, 1935, in Elkhart, to William Bruce and Wilma (Rockstroh) Sellers.
She graduated in 1953 from Elkhart High School, 1956 from Ball State University, Muncie, and then received her master's degree in special education from Ball State.
She was married Aug. 21, 1955, at Trinity Methodist Church, Elkhart, to Paul E. Johnson, who preceded her on June 27, 2018.
She retired from Muncie Community Schools after 34 ½ years and formerly taught at Morrison Mock Elementary School, Muncie. Before moving to Goshen, she lived most of her life in the Muncie/Selma area and lived in the North Webster area from 2006-2014.
She was a member of Hazelwood Christian Church, Muncie, Sigma Kappa Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, RSVP Home Economics Club, and the YWCA, Muncie. She did volunteer work and served on the Cerebral Palsy Board for many years.
She is survived by daughter, Kathleen (David) Ziege, Granger; son, Randall (Nita) Johnson, Milford; three grandchildren, Mat (Tamara) Johnson, Craig (Malea) Johnson, and Amy (Austin) Masters; two great-grandchildren, Kayla and Isabelle; and brother, Dean (Sandra) Sellers, White Pigeon, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Pastor John Schrock of the Harbor Light Hospice will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Milford.
Preferred memorials may be given to Motivate Your Minds, 2023 E. Highland Ave., Muncie, IN 47303 or Harbor Light Hospice, 1608 E. Day Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
To send condolences to the family in memory of Lois Johnson, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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Published on August 13, 2019
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