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Vera G. (Wyss) Johnson

July 26, 1919 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 101)

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Vera G. Johnson, 101, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at Parkview Huntington Hospital, Huntington, IN.

Mrs. Johnson was born on July 26, 1919, in Allen County, IN, to Clemence and Clara (Hake) Wyss.  Her parents preceded her in death.  She married Harold Johnson on June 25, 1942, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hessen Cassel, IN. Harold preceded her in death on January 14, 2007. 

Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker.  She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and a member of Widows of Prayer, Right to Life, Gollner Guild and helped with church funeral dinners.

Vera is survived by 10 sons, Dean (Rosalind) Johnson, Lewes, DE, Larry (Amanda) Johnson, Huntington, IN, Marvin (Lea) Johnson, Covington, IN, James (Paula) Johnson, Fort Wayne, IN, Darrel (Christine) Johnson, Huntington, IN, Darwin (Carla) Johnson, Portland, IN, Charles (Melinda) Johnson, Ferdinand, IN, Mark (Karen) Johnson, Goshen, IN, Jeffrey (Annette) Johnson, Fort Wayne, IN, Jerry (Denise) Johnson, Cicero, IN;  three daughters, Claire (Thomas) Aulbach, Hartford City, IN, Julia (James) Zorger, Murfreesboro, TN, Jackie  Petcoff, Garrett, IN; 33 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.

Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Johnson; one grandson, Daniel Johnson, two brothers, Herbert Wyss, Arthur Wyss; and one sister, Mildred Steenman.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 p.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry Street, Huntington, IN, with Fr. Tony Steinacker and Deacon Charles Johnson officiating. The service will be livestreamed on YouTube channel, SSPP Huntington.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Right to Life or Covenant House in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN, 46750.

Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

McElhaney - Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences to www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 4, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
860 Cherry Street
Huntington, IN 46750

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
November 4, 2020

12:00 PM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
860 Cherry Street
Huntington, IN 46750

Graveside Service
Wednesday
November 4, 2020

1:00 PM
Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington

Donations

SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320

Right to Life of Huntington County
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320

Covenant House
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Web: https://www.covenanthouse.org/covid-emergency-donate

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