Dessie M. Johnson, 99, died Jan. 29, 2013, at the Moundridge Manor.
She was born July 10, 1913, in McPherson County to Jonas H. and Lena Unruh Koehn. She was a homemaker. She married Eldon Johnson on Oct. 23, 1932. He died Sept. 21, 1990.
Survivors include their children, Gertrude Unruh, Moundridge, Linda Unruh, Galva, Barbara (Stanley) Unruh, Galva, Johnnie (Annie) Johnson, Atwood, Ill., Joyce (Warren) Wiggers, Hesston, Orval (Myra) Johnson, Galva, Stanley, (Marilee) Johnson, Galva, Vera (Larry) Ratzlaff, Galva, Beverly, (Marvin) Holderman, Scotia, Neb., Janis, (Don) Boeckner, Greeley, Neb., Jeanne (Sherwin) Unruh, Galva and Susan (Mike) Reimer, Leland, Miss.; brothers, Floyd (Betty) Koehn Galva, Walter (Elizabeth) Koehn, Okolona, Miss.; sister, Delores (Weldon) Koehn, Monterey, Tenn.; 43 grandchildren, 132 great-grandchildren and 24 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Saturday, Feb. 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Lone Tree Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, rural Galva. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday at the Moundridge Funeral Home and from 6:30 until 8 p.m. at the Lone Tree Church, with the family present. Memorial donations are suggested to the Moundridge Manor, in care of the funeral home.