SYRACUSE – Lois S. Johnson, 84, of

Goshen, Ind., passed away at 3:40 p.m.

on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at The

Maples Healthcare in Goshen.

She was born on July 21, 1935, in

Elkhart, Ind., to William Bruce and

Wilma Rockstroh Sellers.

She graduated in 1953 from Elkhart

High School, in 1956 from Ball State

University in Muncie, Ind., and then received her master’s

degree in special education from Ball State. She was married

on Aug. 21, 1955, at Trinity Methodist Church in

Elkhart to Paul E. Johnson, who preceded her on June 27,

2018. She retired from Muncie Community Schools after

34½ years and formerly taught at Morrison Mock

Elementary School in Muncie. She lived most of her life in

the Muncie/Selma area and lived in the North Webster

area from 2006 to 2014 before moving to Goshen.

She was a member of Hazelwood Christian Church in

Muncie, Sigma Kappa Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, RSVP

Home Economics Club and the YWCA in Muncie. She did

volunteer work and served on the Cerebral Palsy Board

for many years.

She is survived by daughter, Kathleen (David) Ziege, of

Granger; son, Randall (Nita) Johnson, of Milford; three

grandchildren: Mat (Tamara) Johnson, Craig (Malea)

Johnson, and Amy (Austin) Masters; two great-grandchildren,

Kayla and Isabelle; and brother, Dean (Sandra)

Sellers, of White Pigeon, Mich.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday,

Aug. 17 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S.

Huntington St., Syracuse, Ind. Funeral services will follow

at 1 p.m. on Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor

John Schrock of the Harbor Light Hospice officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near



Memorials to Motivate Your Minds, 2023 E. Highland

Ave., Muncie, IN 47303; or Harbor Light Hospice, 1608 E.

Day Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

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