Irma JohnsonIrma L. Johnson, 94, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Jamestown, died May 24, 2010, in a Bismarck Hospital. Irma Lippert was born Feb. 21, 1916, in Eldridge, N.D., the daughter of August and Bertha (Hohenhaus) Lippert.
Irma L. Johnson, 94, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Jamestown, died May 24, 2010, in a Bismarck Hospital.
Irma Lippert was born Feb. 21, 1916, in Eldridge, N.D., the daughter of August and Bertha (Hohenhaus) Lippert. She grew up on a farm in Eldridge and then in Jamestown. She graduated from Jamestown High School, where she was valedictorian. She married Wesley Johnson on May 17, 1943, at Moorhead, Minn. She worked as the postmaster in Eldridge. Following his death she worked at S & H Green Stamps and Ramada Inn, Jamestown, until she retired. She moved to Bismarck in 1978. She was a charter member and past president of the Jamestown Eagles Auxiliary #2337 and past president of the North Dakota and South Dakota State Eagles from 1971-1972. She volunteered at the Bismarck Senior Center for more than 25 years. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Jamestown, and later joined Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Bismarck.
She is survived by two sons, Duane (Bev), Ft. Towsen, Okla., and Curt (MaDonna), Clarkston, Wash.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two daughters, Marvis and Carol; her parents; two sisters; a brother; and a granddaughter.
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Bismarck, with the Rev. Larry Thompson officiating.
Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. today, Bismarck Funeral Home, Bismarck, and one hour before the service at the church.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.
Online guestbook: www.bismarckfuneralhome.com
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