Johanna Elaine Armson

Oct. 4, 1927 - March 13, 2012

Johanna E. Armson, 84, of Delavan, passed away Tuesday evening, March 13, 2012, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. She was born Oct. 4, 1927, in Lyndon Station, the daughter of Edmund and Bessie (Coughlin) Delmore.

Johanna married Harlan Armson on Sept. 1, 1948, in Janesville. She was a teacher in several different public school systems for many years until her retirement. Johanna was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Delavan.

She is survived by her husband, Harlan of Delavan; her daughter, Kerry (Jeff) Butitta of Delavan; two grandsons, Hank and Vince; and two sisters, Lucille (Ben) Ryczek of Mauston and Maggie Darga of Cedarburg. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, March 15, at the Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 16, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Delavan. Burial will be in Big Spring Cemetery in Wisconsin Dells.

Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan, 728-3353, is assisting the family. Visit online at