Yvonne L. Johnson, Brodhead (1935 - 2014)

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

March 15, 1935 - May 5, 2014

Yvonne L. Johnson, age 79, of Brodhead, passed away on Monday, May 5th, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. She was born on March 15, 1935 in Bismark, ND, the daughter of Edward and Lucille (Gustafson) Erickson. She married Earl Johnson on July 15, 1961 in Minot, ND. He passed away on July 22, 2012. Yvonne worked at the Cozy Corner, Flynn’s Bar, and Redbird Restaurant as a cook for many years. She was an avid Packer and Badger fan, and especially enjoyed being with her family and friends.

Yvonne is survived by her children: Kevin (Cathy) Johnson, Belleville, WI, Keith (Jill) Johnson, Evansville, WI, Karen (Randy) Strehlow, Brodhead, Karla (Ron) Albright, Monroe, and Kerry (Jill) Johnson, Middleton, WI; two brothers, Maynard (Rosie) Erickson, Norman (Sharon) Erickson, both of Minot, ND; a sister, Evelyn (Harley) Johnson, Deering, ND; a sister-in-law, Kathy Johnson of North Dakota; 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and a grandson, Tyler Strehlow.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, May 9, 2014, at the D.L. NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, BRODHEAD, WI, with Pastor Peder Johanson officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m., Friday, until time of services at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.dlnewcomerfuneralhome.com

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