Clara Johnson (1926 - 2014)

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Johnson, Clara G.

Clara G. Johnson, 87, of De Pere, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, was called to be with the Lord, early Friday morning, January 31, 2014, at Rennes Health & Rehab Center in De Pere.

She was born December 1, 1926, in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Victor and Belle (Franklin) Londo. Clara attended Sturgeon Bay High School. She was united in marriage to Richard Johnson on May 17, 1947, at Bay View Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. They were blessed with 51 years of marriage. Richard died May 21, 1998.

Together, Clara and Richard owned and operated their family dairy farm in the town of Sevastopol. Clara worked as a housekeeper for Gordon Lodge in Baileys Harbor for six years. Outside of work, she was a homemaker and mother of two children. Throughout the years, Clara enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren who she loved dearly. She loved playing cards with friends and family. Clara also enjoyed needlework and knitting.

Her love will live on in the hearts of her daughter and son, Susan (Jim) Glissendorf of Phillips, WI, Richard II (Sherryl) Johnson of Fishers, IN; five grandchildren, Angela (Todd) Resler, Richard III (Stephanie) Johnson, Bradley (Erin) Johnson, Jennifer (Corrie) Bumps, Jeffrey (Kayleigh) Johnson; nine great-grandchildren, Morgan, Marissa, Gavin, Hope, Faith, Courtney, Hunter, Madeline, Zachary; two sisters, Corrine (Robert) Severen of Kewaunee, and Virginia (Eddie) Stellwagen of Green Bay.

Clara was welcomed Home by her parents; husband; sister, Marie Kummer; and brother, Victor Londo, Jr.

A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, February 3, 2014, at Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay, with Rev. Jerry Groth officiating. Clara will be laid to rest at Bayside Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay. Online condolences and guestbook signing may be offered on Clara's tribute page at

Funeral Home
Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Sturgeon Bay
1414 Michigan Street  Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-5635
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Published in Door County Advocate on Feb. 1, 2014