Information for Elizabeth Manwaring Johnson

3 June, 1914 - 10 February, 1996

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

12 February, 1996
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Elizabeth Johnson

    Elizabeth Manwaring Johnson, 81, of Nampa, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 1996, at a Nampa care center.  Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the First Christian Church, Nampa.  Arrangements are under the direction of Per-sons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Elizabeth was born June 3, 1914, at Kirksville, Missouri, a daughter of Andrew and Prudence Stroebel Johnson.  The family moved to Rupert, Idaho, in the fall of 1916.  She attended grade school and high school in Rupert, graduating in 1933.  She attended the U of I southern Branch at Pocatello for one year and graduated for the Albion State Normal School in 1939.  She taught at Fern in Round Valley (near Cascade) and Elo (near McCall).  She received her Life Certificate in 1942.  She married Matthew Wayne Johnson, Aug. 26, 1942.  They farmed in the Elo district.  From 1944 to 1949 they spent the winters in Nampa and farmed at Elo, moving to Nampa in 1950.  Elizabeth joined the Rupert Christian Church May 11, 1924, and the Nampa Christian Church Dec. 3, 1944.   She had a perfect Sunday School record for 32 years.
    Survivors include two sons, Andrew Wayne Johnson of Nampa, David Allen Johnson of Boise; a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Johnson Goff of Sitka, Alaska; six grandchildren, Jennifer, Beth, Susanne and Meghan Johnson, Matthew and Jonathan Goff.
    She was preceded in death by her husband on Feb. 13, 1964, and her parents.


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