November 11, 1925 - March 22, 2014 Margaret Johnson A loving mother, wife, sibling and true friend to many. Margaret Johnson passed away March 22, 2014 at the Royal Columbian assisted care facility in Kennewick at the age of 88 from a heart attack. Margaret was born on November 11, 1925 to Fred and Alvina Meise in Quincy, Illinois. Margaret graduated from Washtucna High School in 1944. Shorty after she went to work for the telephone company and after 37 years of service, retired in 1988. Margaret spent almost as many years retired as working and visited all 50 states, walked as many as a member of the Tri-City Windwalkers, and generally never stopped going. Margaret was preceded in her death by her husband of 35 years Russell Johnson, son Craig Johnson, brothers Donald, Harold and Butch Meise. She is survived by son Mark Johnson (Angela), daughter in law Judy Johnson, sister Alvera Zeller of Ritzville WA brothers Earl Meise (Mona) Odessa WA, Tom Meise (Nancy) Moses Lake, WA and sister Sharlene Ling Sulllivan Spokane, WA. Grandchildren Craig Johnson (Wendy) of Alice TX, Patricia Auchmoody (Rob) of Pasco, Jason Lynch (Julie) of Kennewick, Lindsey Johnson of Sun Valley ID, Kyle Johnson of Indianapolis IN. Great grandchildren Rachael and Kendra of Texas, Mikayla and Kaitlyn Lynch of Kennewick. And numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends who loved Granny J. A memorial service is being held on Saturday March 29th, 2014 at 4 pm. At Memories at Sunset Event Center, 915 By-Pass Hwy, Richland WA. (509) 943-1114. In lieu of flowers, please consider a kind note and story of Granny J and a donation in her name to Inland Northwest Chapter of the
, 910 W 5th Avenue, Ste. 256, Spokane, WA 99204. A cause close to her heart as a long-term volunteer for a local Alzheimer's care facility. Express your thoughts and memories in the online Guest Book at www.einansfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Spokesman-Review from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2014