Ella M. Johnson


Nov. 5, 1926 - Dec. 5, 2012



Ella M. Johnson of Waukesha passed away peacefully in her sleep at home Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the age of 86. She was born Nov. 5, 1926, in Waukesha, the daughter of Charles and Maude Davis.


Ella was a devoted wife, loving mother, and grandmother.


She will be sadly missed by her children, Brenda M. Lucas-Horswill (husband Ron Horswill), Shiela A. Johnson, Floyd C. Johnson Jr. (wife Jocelyn Johnson), Donald C. Johnson (and former spouses Margaret Lusiba-Johnson and Ellen Johnson); her grandchildren, Princess “Angela” M. Gardner, Donald “DJ” Johnson Jr., Neyahte D. Martins (husband Kevin Martins), London G. Johnson, Brandi N. Johnson and Kevin Grant, Gina A. Lucas, Nikeyah R. Flagg (husband Jason Flagg) and Jeremy Johnson; her great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Gertrude Flenorl (husband Joseph Flenorl), Clarence Davis and Daniel Davis (wife Alice Davis). She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd C. Johnson Sr.; her grandson, Anthony “Tony” Johnson; and her siblings, Robert “Jack” Davis, Joseph Davis, Charles Davis, Lester Davis and Margaret Tyson.


The funeral service (no visitation) for Ella will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha.


Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.