Arletta Johnson

Arletta "Letty" (Kock) Johnson


Arletta "Letty" (Kock) Johnson, 89, of Gulf Breeze, Florida, died June 16, 2013 at the Villas of Gulf Breeze where she had been a resident since June 2010. She was the wife of the late Jay Johnson, whom she married on September 30, 1955 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Born May 2, 1924 on a farm in Shelby County, north of Walnut, Iowa, she was the daughter of Arthur and Bertha (Williams) Kock.

Letty is survived by her daughter, Kristyne Haver of Mohnton, PA, her stepson, Jeff Johnson of Falls City, OR, and two grandchildren, Jeremy Haver of Washington, DC and Kelsey Haver of New York, NY. She was predeceased by her husband, her parents, and her sister, Anna Paasch.

A joyous musical memorial service will be held in Pensacola Beach, Florida at the Beach Church on Sunday, June 30 at 11:00 a.m. Please wear yellow if you can as yellow was Letty's favorite color. Burial will be in the Walnut, Iowa cemetery with her family. Memorials may be sent to the Beach Church, 920 Panferio Drive, Pensacola Beach, Florida for use by the choir. Arrangements are being handled by the Lewis Funeral Home, Milton, Florida.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on June 28, 2013