Carol J. ‘Joanne’ Johnson, 66, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 10:37 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at The Maples Nursing Home in Goshen, Ind.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1947, in Marion, Ind., to Ernest DeWayne and Eva Lucille (Reece) Johnson. She grew up in Warren, Ind., and moved to the North Webster area in August 1957. She graduated in 1966 from North Webster High School and attended International Business College in Fort Wayne, Ind.
She formerly worked as a secretary for Perfection Biscuit Co. in Fort Wayne for 2 years and retired in December 2002 from Zimmer Inc., in Warsaw after 34 years.
She was a member of the Elks Lodge in Warsaw.
She is survived by a brother: Richard (Janet) Johnson, Coldwater, Mich.; niece: Michelle Johnson, Solana Beach, Calif.; two nephews: Michael L. (Angela) Johnson, Lafayette, Ind.; and Matthew Johnson, Three Rivers, Mich.; one great-niece and one great-nephew; aunt: Pauline Thompson, Goshen; and numerous cousins including Karen (Gerald) Boyd, Goshen.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and CR 500 N., North Webster. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Beezley of the Clunette United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Mock Cemetery addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Memorial bequest may be given I.U. Goshen Hospice, P.O. Box 723, Goshen, IN 46526. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.