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Information for Evelyn Linstad Johnson

2 December, 1910 - 19 July, 1982

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

July, 1982
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Evelyn Johnson

    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 Gardens.  Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
    She 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 Minot Business College in Minot, N.D.  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 Northwest Nazarene College as a bookkeeper.  She retired in 1976 and had resided in Nampa 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.
    She is survived by two sons, Wallace C. Johnson, Ontario, Ore., 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.
    She 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 83702.

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