Funeral services for Evelyn L. Johnson, 71, of 816 Fern St.,
Nampa, who died Monday in Boise, at the home of her son, will
be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nampa College Church of
the Nazarene, with the Rev, Clarence J. Kinzler, pastor of the
church, officiating. Interment
will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial
Services and interment
are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
was born Dec. 2, 1910, at Ray, N.D.,
to Obert and Sophia Linstad, where she was reared and
educated, graduating valedictorian from high school in 1926.
She then attended
In 1928 she moved to Mohall, N.D.,
where she worked for the T.P. Clifford Law Firm.
She married Oscar
Johnson Feb. 19, 1930, in Mohall, N.D.
She then worked for
the Minnesota Phone Company for several years.
He died Sept. 14,
1945. In 1946 she
moved to Minneapolis, Minn.,
where she worked in the head office of the phone company as a
bookkeeper. In August
of 1957 she came to Nampa
and began working for
as a bookkeeper. She
retired in 1976 and had resided in
since. She was a
member of the College Church of the Nazarene where she had been
missionary president, secretary of the church board and past
treasurer of the Women's Auxiliary.
is survived by two sons, Wallace C. Johnson,
David N. Johnson, Boise; a
daughter, Mrs. Corine B. Tanner, Seattle,
Wash.; a sister, Mrs. Verna L. Kamp,
Minneapolis, Minn.; a stepbrother, Ralph Lough, Tacoma, Wash.;
eight grandchildren, four nieces and a nephew.
was preceded in death by a sister, Dolly.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Evelyn L. Johnson
Endowed Scholarship Fund, care of Northwest Nazarene
College, 623 Holly St.,
Nampa, or the Mountain States Tumor
Institute, 151 E. Bannock Street, Boise