Gladys Marie Johnson

Gladys Marie Johnson, 87 of Stevens Point, passed away, Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living Center. Funeral services for Gladys will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at West Lawn Memorial Park Chapel in Racine. Rev. Myron P. Deschaine will officiate. Entombment will be at the West Lawn Memorial Park Crypt. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 PM on Monday October 17, 2016 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point and again on Wednesday at the chapel at West Lawn Memorial Park in Racine starting at 10:00 AM. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made in Gladys’ name to Heartland Hospice or Brookdale Living Center. Please send donations to Shuda Funeral Chapel. Gladys was born August 24, 1929 in Breckinridge, MN to William and Tillie (Dess) Mann. She attended local schools. Gladys married John W. Johnson on October 3, 1949 in Alexandria, MN, the couple celebrated 52 years of marriage together. The couple moved to Racine, WI where she worked at Western Publishing Company until she retired. Gladys enjoyed ceramics, needlepoint, crochet, crafts, and cooking. She was a Messiah Lutheran Member for 50 years, an Altar Society Member, and Communion Server at Messiah Lutheran Church in Racine. Gladys is survived by her 2 children: Janet (Ron) Blaha, Stevens Point; Kathy (Jim) Nelson, Presque Isle. 4 grandchildren: Brian (Jill) Blaha, Kelly (Gary) Beadles, David (Victoria) Blaha, and Ryan (Sarah) Neff and 10 great grandchildren: Taylor, Kaitlyn, Clayton, Asher, Parker, Hannah, Breckin, Brittany, Jackson, and Olivia. Her sister Irene Johnson and sister-in-law Violet Eddy. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband John, great grandson Gabriel, and siblings Bud, Marion, Dorothy, Mae, Margaret, Eleanor, Harold, Kenneth, Lucille, Arnold. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

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