Elaine Johnson

Elaine Johnson, 84Elaine Johnson (Gyr), 84, of West Bend, passed away peacefully at her residence surrounded by her family on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008.

Elaine was born on April 26, 1924, to Hans and Lena Gyr. She married Robert Johnson on April 6, 1946. Elaine loved and enjoyed spending time with her entire family, she took great pride in her home and family.

Elaine is survived by her husband, Robert; daughters, Pat (Harv) Koepp, Susan Tennies of Menomonee Falls, Jackie Johnson and special friend Mike Heinen of West Bend; grandchildren; C.J. Nevers; and special friends Todd Karutz, Jennifer (Phil) Verville, Eric (Danna) Koepp, Kelly and Aaron Schmidt; great-grandchildren, Taylore, Morgan and Brooklyn. She is further survived by sisters, Brenda Gyr and Helen Immel; brothers, Leonard and Ronald Gyr; nephew and special friend, Larry Johnson; and other relatives and friends.

A private service will take place at a later date.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the Washington County Sheriff's Department for their compassion and care.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.