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Information for Iverna E. Brown Johnson

21 July, 1896 - 22 October, 1991

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

October, 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Iverna Johnson

    Memorial services for Iverna E. Johnson, 95, of Nampa, who died at a Caldwell care center Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1991, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Sunnyridge Manor, 2609 Sunnybrook Drive.  The Rev. Tom Larson, pastor of Nampa First United Methodist Church will officiate.  Private entombment will precede the services at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Johnson was born July 21, 1896, at Paton, Iowa.  At an early age she moved with her family to Greenleaf where she was reared and graduated from the Greenleaf Friends Academy.  The family later moved to the Sunnyslope area.  Ivema received her teaching certificate from Monmouth Normal School in Monmouth, Ore.  She taught school in a log cabin school at Cabin Creek, Ore.  She married Dr. Ray A. Johnson July 27, 1923, at Caldwell.  In 1924 they moved to Nampa where they made their home. Dr. Johnson had a dental practice in Nampa for many years.  He preceded her in death Jan. 30, 1986.  Ivema had a great interest in people and enjoyed doing nice things for others.  Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Nampa First United Methodist Church, the Nampa Chapter No. 30 Order of Eastern Star and Chapter N, P.E.O.
    Ivema is survived by a son and daughter-in-law. Dale and Phyllis Johnson, Portland, Ore.; a brother, Donald S. and his wife, Laveta Brown, Nampa; a sister-in-law, Feme Halliday, Nampa; three grandsons, Stephen and Larry Johnson, both of Eugene, Ore., and Brett Johnson, Portland, Ore.; a granddaughter, Arleigh Santoro, Bend, Ore.; and six great-grandchildren.
    She was also preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

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