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Doris J. Johnson
Doris J. (Tisch) Johnson, 88, Oconto Falls, passed away Wednesday morning, April 30 at Community Memorial Hospital.
Born Oct. 29, 1925 in Suring, to William and Olivia (Monson) Krumrey, she grew up in the Suring area and attended a rural elementary school, two years of Suring High School and graduated from Oconto Falls High School in 1943. After graduation, she attended Business School in Marinette and on Sept. 14, 1946, she married Allen Allie Tisch at Our Redeemers Lutheran Church in Green Bay. The couple lived in Oconto Falls and she was employed in the bookkeeping department of Oconto Electric Cooperative. In March of 1953, along with Bud and Fern Drews, they started Tisch & Drews Trucking Company in Oconto Falls and she did the bookkeeping for the business. Following her husbands death in 1975, she worked at United True Value in Oconto Falls and enjoyed spending winter months in Florida for many years.
On Oct. 23, 1990, she married Frederick Fritz Johnson at Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls.
A member of Grace Lutheran Church, she was involved in the Women of the Church activities, a volunteer for Community Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Home Respite Care in Oconto Falls.
She is survived by three children, Lois (Cal) OHarrow, DePere, Susan (Roger) Paulson, Gillett and Bill (Diane) Tisch, Lena; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Allen on May 23, 1975; second husband, Frederick Fritz on Nov. 15, 2011; a brother, Carl Krumrey; two sisters, Charlotte Bach and Evon Giese and a grandson, Allen OHarrow.
Visitation was held at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 6 at Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls until time of service at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Larry Bong officiated with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls. A memorial can be made to RVM Christian Radio in Suring. Jones Funeral Service of Oconto Falls assisted the family with arrangements.
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