THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Alice M. Johnson
Issue Date: August 15, 2013
Alice M. Johnson, 90, of Green Bay, died in Chandler, Ariz. on April 26.
Born on July 11, 1922 in the Oconto County Township of Maple Valley to James and Lena Slang, she graduated from Suring High School in 1940 and completed beauty school in Milwaukee in 1941. On May 5, 1945 she married Lee Johnson at Our Redeemers Lutheran Church in Suring.
Throughout her life, she lived with her parents in Suring, Marinette, Oconto, Berlin and Green Bay working as a beautician, a telephone operator for Wisconsin Telephone Company in Berlin and a secretary for Von Haden Supply in Green Bay. She was active in her church and volunteered for many service organizations. She will be remembered for her musical talents, singing and participation in numerous Suring Labor Day celebrations where she joined the Jossie brothers in the parade to display their comedy routines.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. David (Susan) Schroeder of Chandler, Ariz.; two sons, Irving (Judy) Johnson of Belgrade, Mont. and Greg (Sue) Johnson of Fairbanks, Al.; two sisters-in-law, Doris Paulson of Green Bay and Dora Slang of Suring; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, seven sisters, her husband, Lee and grandson Brian Johnson.
Visitation will be held at Suring United Methodist Church on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Daniel Nault officiating. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring is in charge of arrangements.