Archive for Wednesday, February 11, 1998


February 11, 1998


— Memorial services for Louise Elizabeth Dutcher Johnson, 89, Boulder, Colo., will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Frasier Meadows Manor, Boulder.

Mrs. Johnson died Friday, Feb. 6, 1998, in Boulder.

She was born June 6, 1908, in Belgrade, Mont., the daughter of Royal S. and Florence Terrill Dutcher. She taught in Kansas public schools before becoming a deaconess of the Methodist Church in 1938. She then taught seven years at the Kansas City National Training School for Deaconesses and Missionaries before beginning her work with youths and as director of Christian education for the Methodist Church in Kansas, Missouri, Colorado and Montana. She retired in 1973.

Mrs. Johnson was listed in Who's Who of American Women and Who's Who of Methodism; she was an honorary member of Delta Kappa Gamma; and was a member of United Church Women, Business and Professional Women, and Christian Educators Fellowship.

She married Lyman S. Johnson on May 19, 1979. He died Sept. 3, 1984.

Survivors include a stepson, Robert Johnson, Washington, D.C.; and two stepdaughters, Peggi Bell, Lawrence, Kan., and Barbara Isely, Corvallis, Ore.; and three stepgrandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Frasier Meadows Manor Residents' Assistance Fund, 350 Ponca Place, Boulder 80303; or Lyman Johnson International Scholarship Fund, Southwestern College, Winfield, Kan. 67156.

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