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Helen (Burkhart) Johnson

July 20, 1915 ~ September 23, 2017 (age 102)
 

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Helen Johnson, 102 years, 2 months and 3 days, of Nebraska City, Nebraska, passed away at the Ambassador in Nebraska City, NE on Saturday, September 23, 2017.
Helen Burkhart was born on Tuesday, July 20, 1915, on the family farm near Paul, NE, the daughter of Joseph Nickolas and Marie (Schomerus) Burkhart. She attended country school Dist.-56 and graduated from the Nebraska City High School in 1934. On August 20, 1936, Helen married Leo LeRoy Johnson, in Plattsmonth, NE. They made their home on the family farm near Nebraska City, NE. To their union they had two sons: Stanley and Arnold. Helen was the home maker for the family, but also was busy helping on the farm in many ways, enjoyed gardening, helping with family members, going to her grandson’s ball games and being with her family and friends. After they retired from farming, in 1986, they moved to Nebraska City. In 2006, Helen made her residence at the Ambassador-Nebraska City, until her passing. She was a life long member of the Bethel United Church of Christ of Nebraska City, NE. She was a 50 plus year member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Nebraska City, NE, she joined in 1948. Helen was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Hilda Hall and Clara Schroeder; brothers: Arnold Burkhart and Ralph Burkhart; husband, on February 10, 1999; daughter-in-law, Jo-Ann Johnson on March 22, 2014.
Survivors of Helen include her sons:  Arnold Johnson of Woodbridge, Virginia, and Stanley Johnson and wife Peggy of Nebraska City, Nebraska; grandsons: Chip Johnson and wife Erin of Nebraska City, NE, Russell Johnson and wife Amanda of Suffolk, VA, Brent Johnson and wife Lacy of Syracuse, NE, and Ryan Johnson and wife Alison of Fleetwood, PA; nine great grandchildren; brother-in-law Raymond Schroeder of Syracuse, NE; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Bethel United Church of Christ
2400 Centeral Avenue, Nebraska City NE 68410
Tel: 1-402-873-6218
Web: http://www.bethelucchurch.com



 Service Information

Viewing will be held
Tuesday
September 26, 2017

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peterson Mortuary Chapel
111 N 11TH ST
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Family will be Greeting relatives and Friends
Tuesday
September 26, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peterson Mortuary Chapel
111 N 11TH ST
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Viewing will be held
Wednesday
September 27, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Peterson Mortuary Chapel
111 N 11TH ST
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Celebration of Life Service
Wednesday
September 27, 2017

10:30 AM
Peterson Mortuary Chapel
111 N 11TH ST
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
September 27, 2017

11:00 AM
Wyuka Cemetery
South 19th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410


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