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Obituaries

Obituaries

Toppy Johnson 1924 - 2008 Ottawa

A celebration of life for Toppy Johnson, 84, Ottawa, will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the home of her daughter, 316 S. Maple, Ottawa.Mrs. Johnson died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, in Ottawa.She was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Grand Island, Neb., the daughter of E. D. and Vera Simpson. She attended Norfork High School in Norfork, Neb.Mrs. Johnson worked as a secretary. She was a member of Job's Daughters, Order of the Eastern Star, Trinity Episcopal Church and volunteered at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She married Kenneth Johnson on Oct. 25, 1955, in Fremont, Neb. He preceded her in death.Survivors include a son, Mark Johnson; a daughter, Cheri Underwood; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Midland Hospice Care, 200 S.W. Frazier, Topeka, KS 66606.Park Lawn Funeral Home in Kansas City, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.