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Information for Helen Dollarhide Fithian Johnson

7 January, 1907 - 11 January, 1986

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Helen Johnson

    Services for Helen Fithian Johnson, 79, Marsing, who died Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Nampa hospital of natural causes, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Pastor James McMillan of the Caldwell Free Methodist Church will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Johnson was born in Wolach, Neb., on Jan. 7, 1907, a daughter of John and Mary Ann Dollarhide.  She was reared and educated in Wolach.  She married Earl Mike Fithian in Wolach and together they moved to Idaho in 1935, where they bought a farm south of Lake Lowell.  She taught school in Scism, Marsing and Knowlton Heights school districts.  She later taught at the Idaho State School and Hospital at Nampa.  Mr. Fithian died in Boise on Jan. 8, 1967.  She retired in 1972 and moved to Marsing.  She married Bill Johnson on March 3, 1975, at Winnemucca, Nev.
    She is survived by her husband of Marsing; a son, Larry Fithian of Fallon. Nev.; a stepson, Ron Johnson of Marsing; a step-daughter, Debbie Ford of Homedale; a sister, Carrie Fortik of Caldwell; a brother, John Dollarhide of North Dakota; 10 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, a sister, and a grandson.
    Friends may call at the chapel today from 5 to 9 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to the Elks Rehabilitation Center in care of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell, 83606.

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