Mable E. Johnson, 77, of Felch, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Manorcare Nursing Home in Kingsford. Mable was born on June 1, 1939 in Spencer, WI, daughter of the late George and Luella (Kiesling) Krueger. The day after graduating from Spencer High School she moved to Milwaukee. There she began working for Nunn-Bush Shoe Company and later for the Briggs and Stratton Company. Mable married Wayne Johnson on June 19, 1965 in Milwaukee, where they lived until purchasing a resort in Phillips, Wisconsin. After years of the resort life they decided to return to Wayne’s hometown of Felch in 1983.
Mable was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Metropolitan. She enjoyed going fishing and was an avid gardener. Mable enjoyed quality time with her granddaughter Courtney. She also liked to knit and Crochet.
Mable is survived by her husband Wayne; sons, Gregory (Vicki) Johnson of Felch and Shawn Johnson of Felch; two sisters, Ruby Ritger of Boise, Idaho and Elaine Nelson of Kenosha, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Courtney Johnson, Logan O’Neil and Garrett O’Neil; also by many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Bernhardt and three brothers, Victor, Stanley and Earl Krueger.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 17th from 9:30-11:00am at Zion Lutheran Church in Metropolitan. Funeral services will follow at 11:00am Wednesday at the church. Rev. Lee Liverance will officiate. Burial will be in the Felch Cemetery.
Condolences to the family of Mable Johnson may be expressed online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the funeral arrangements.
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