Charlotte Johnson - October 24, 2013
Charlotte Marie Johnson, age 92, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at El Dorado Manor in Trenton.
Charlotte was born on Sept. 18, 1921 in Imperial, Neb. to John and Martha (Neverve) Teply.
She lived her childhood on a farm north of Wauneta until she was 16 and went to California to work in an airplane factory for the war effort.
She returned home and on Jan. 3, 1946 she married Wayne Johnson. They lived in Hayes Center where she worked for the school and café as a cook, Hayes County courthouse and ASCS as a janitor and at the local grocery store. She later moved to Imperial and McCook.
She dearly loved working in her flowers; she also enjoyed cooking, gardening, canning and especially making quilts and afghans for her family. She was always willing to help family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Wayne in 1974; her brothers, Charlie, Johnnie, Raymond, Eddie; and one sister, Josie Keller.
She will be greatly missed by her children, son, Gaylord “Jake” and fiancée, Dianne Jurgens of Johnson Lake, Neb.; daughter, Irene Felker and husband, Tom of Culbertson; grandchildren, Shannon (Theresa) Gerih, Toby (Landon) Hostetter, Kevin (Tosha) Gerih; six great-grandchildren, Cheyenne, Dakota, Katlyn, Cannon, Tailyn and Perla.
Graveside services were held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. CDT at Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta with Father Lothar Gilde officiating.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Friends may send condolences online at www.carpen terbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.