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Joyce Marie Johnson

Joyce Marie Johnson, 67, of Middleton, passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, at a Boise local hospital.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Summerís Funeral Chapel in Meridian, 3629 East Ustick.

Joyce was born Nov. 2, 1943, in Cascade to Bud and Helen Petersen. She graduated from Cascade High School in 1962.

She married Johnny T. Johnson in Cascade on Oct. 5, 1963. Joyce worked at the bank in McCall until she and John moved to Post Falls where they both worked for Boise Cascade in the house-moving business with Joyce working as a flagger.

Later they moved to Boise where she worked at various businesses as a bookkeeper until she retired in 2000.

She and John enjoyed traveling through the US, Australia and New Zealand but especially enjoyed the warm climate of Arizona in the winter.

She loved browsing flea markets, craft fairs and admired handiwork. She enjoyed bowling for many years, snowmobiling and golf.

She is survived by her husband, John, of Middleton; brother, Duane Petersen (Donna) of Cascade; sister, Darlene Morgan (Jim) of LaGrande, Ore.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Rosie and George Yanskey of Meridian; Stepbrother Bob (Patricia) Scott of Cascade; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen, in 1977, her father, Bud, in 1992, and stepmother, Iris Petersen, in 2011.

In lieu of flowers please send memorials to the Finnish Church through Heikkila Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 2369 McCall, ID 83638 or a memorial of your choice.

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