Posted: Mon 3:52 PM, Mar 25, 2013
Funeral Home: Schmidt & Schulta
Eva-Rae C. Johnson, 96, Wittenberg, died on Monday, March 25, 2013 at her home.
She was born on May 9, 1916 in Rosholt, the daughter of the late Phillip and Helga (Nelson) Geurin. On June 14, 1940, Eva-Rae was united in marriage to Gerhard Johnson at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wittenberg. He preceded her in death on February 2, 1991.
Eva-Rae was an Iola High School Graduate and then received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. She taught High-School for many years in Wittenberg, Elderon, Elk Grove Village, IL, Antigo, and retired from Edgerton, WI. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wittenberg and WELCA as well as a Homemakers Club. Eva-Rae enjoyed the time spent with her family.
Survivors include a son, Richard (Carla) Johnson, Janesville; daughter, Anne Johnson, Wittenberg; two grandchildren, Brenna (Erik) Page, Caile (Kelly) Fenrick and two great-grandchildren, Ryley and Connor Page. In addition to her husband and parents, Eva-Rae was preceded in death by a son, Peter and sisters, Ardale Flint, Grace Klarkowski and Nellie Elizabeth Geurin.
The Funeral service will be held at 1PM on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wittenberg. The Rev. Amy Meyer will officiate. Interment will be in the Parish cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 12NOON until the time of service at the church.
Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family guestbook and condolences are available at schmidtschulta.com