Mount Horeb / Madison
Joyce Johnson, age 94, died on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the Ingleside
Nursing Home in Mount Horeb. She was 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 was united in marriage to Lawrence
Johnson. Larry was 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 was 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