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Obituaries

Obituaries

Elizabeth J. Johnson 1910 - 2006 Lecompton

Services for Elizabeth J. Johnson, 96, Lecompton, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Lecompton United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton.Mrs. Johnson died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Eudora Nursing Center.She was born June 17, 1910, in Hays, the daughter of William and Anna Leser Early. She graduated from Hays High School and received a degree in education from Fort Hays State University in 1932.Mrs. Johnson taught special education for the Topeka school district and later became principal of Indian Creek school north of Topeka. She was a member of Lecompton United Methodist Church and the Lecompton Historical Society.She married Gilbert Ivan Johnson in 1939 in Hays. He died in 1973.Survivors include a son, Bill Johnson, Lecompton; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday before the services at the church.The family suggests memorials to the church, 402 Elmore St., Lecompton 66050.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.