JOHNSON, Connie R. (1949-2020)
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 1/28/2021 at 15:22:02
Connie Rae Johnson
(February 17, 1949 – December 13, 2020)
IDA GROVE – Services for Connie Rae (Price) Johnson, 71, of Ida Grove were held Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Homes in Mapleton with Rev. Mike Fillmore officiating and burial in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Mapleton. Visitation was on Dec. 21, at Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Homes in Mapleton, in charge of arrangements.
Connie Rae Johnson was born Feb. 17, 1949, to Everett and Lavina (Larson) Price in Onawa. She grew up in Mapleton, where she graduated from Maple Valley High School. Connie relocated to Sioux City, where she worked for an abstracting company. She then started a clerical career with the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT). While working for the DOT, Connie met the love of her life, Gary D. Johnson. They married July 23, 1971, at Church of Christ in Mapleton. They made their home in Moville and, in 1979, relocated to Ida Grove, where Connie worked as a secretary for Mau trucking. She later worked in the accounting office for VT Industries. She retired in 2014 to become a caregiver for her husband, Gary. Connie died Dec. 13, 2020, at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton.
Left to treasure her memory are her brother Mike (Jeanie Berg) Price of Mapleton; a nephew, Corey (Brandi Sexton) Price of Mapleton; extended family; and friends. Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Lavina Price; her husband, Gary Johnson (2016); a niece, Caree Olson; and a sister-in-law, Kathee Price.
Sources: Ida County Courier, Ida Grove, Iowa, Wed. Dec 16, 2020 and Armstrong-VanHouten Funeral Homes, Mapleton, Iowa at https://www.armstrongfuneral.com/
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