Marion H. Johnson

Marion H. Johnson, nee Bauers, 81, of Hartford, was born to eternal life on Thursday, April 3, 2008.

She was born Dec. 18, 1926, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Elmer and Lillian (nee Henke) Johnson, and married Elming Johnson on May 7, 1949 in Milwaukee.

Marion was a longtime church volunteer, member of the Christian Mothers and the Messmer ladies card club.

She loved to shop and correspond with her many pen pals.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Elming.

Marion was the dearest mother of Bill (Linda) Johnson of Wausau, Laura (Richard) Burki of Cudahy, Dan (DD) Johnson of Cedar Grove, John (Sandy) Johnson of Big Bend, Jim (Donna) Johnson of Greenfield and Peggy (Cory) Shuda of Sussex.

Also surviving are 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held Friday, April 18, at 11 a.m. at the Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home, Hartford, with Rev. Richard J.Stoffel officiating.

Family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Memorial remembrances may be made to the Hartford Public Library Children’s Program.

A special thank you to her good neighbors and special friends, Jim and Claudia Kollenbroich. Also to the staff at Hartford Care Center with special thanks to Stephanie and Amy.