Florence H. Johnson

Florence H. Johnson, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, and Great-Great-Grandmother, passed away Monday, July 23, 2012, at Providence Medford Medical Center.

Florence was born December 25, 1921, in Waubay, S.D.

Florence worked many years in Ashland, Ore., first at J.C. Penney and then as Women's Manager at Perrines Department Store, where she loved serving her customers. Florence enjoyed setting up puzzles, gardening, and was always doing for others.

Florence is survived by three daughters, Shirley Goodenow, Loretta O'Brien, and Lavina Johnson; two step-children, Kay Dye and Robert Johnson Jr.; two brothers, Mel Zubke, of LaPorte, Minn. and Lyle Zubke, of Lake George, Minn.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Pearl Zubke; three sisters, Alice Collver, Millie Walch, and Inez Hinrichs; one brother, LaVerne Zubke; husbands, Oscar Emblom and Robert L. Johnson; and daughter, Mavis Anderson, of Medford, Ore.

Florence touched many lives and was loved by everyone she met. Her family was very blessed to have her in their lives and she will always continue to live on in our hearts.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 28, 2012, 4:00 p.m., at Grace Lutheran Church, 660 Frances Lane, Ashland, Ore. The Reverend Timothy Cartwright will officiate. Private interment will be in Memory Gardens Memorial Park, Medford, Ore.

Arrangements by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, Ore. www.litwillersimonsen.com

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