Judy Kathleen Johnson
January 9, 1941 - September 23, 2020
Tacoma, Washington - Judy Johnson, 79, a lifelong resident of the Tacoma area passed away September 23, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband Marvin Johnson of 40 years, Susie her stepdaughter and her parents Salem and Margaret Nourse.
Judy attended Tacoma Schools graduating from Stadium High School. She enjoyed swimming and swam for the Tacoma Lawn and Tennis Club and Stadium High School. Judy's love for dogs began early with family pets and continued into adulthood. She enjoyed a 40-year, career in the field of dentistry with Marvin.
Judy and Marvin traveled extensively including cruising the waters of Puget Sound and Canada. They were avid Husky fans and enjoyed many Saturday games. Judy enjoyed shopping, movies and the theater. Judy and Marvin fostered teen girls and mentored countless others. They spent much time with family and close friends, she will be sorely missed by all.
Judy is survived by her sister, Sharon Knoll (Richard) and stepchildren Elizabeth Hauser (Bob) and Mark Johnson (Jennifer) and Diane Johnson. Along with 10 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews she adored.
The family would like to extend thanks to the staff of Merrill Gardens, Tacoma Lutheran Home, and Franciscan Hospice for the loving care they gave to Judy.
Private services were held at the Evergreen Chapel at New Tacoma Cemetery.
Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Jan. 10, 2021.