Lucy Marie Johnson, 93, of Stapleton passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 at Great Plains Health.

Lucy Johnson

Lucy was born on Nov. 28, 1924 in Gandy to William and Gertrude (Hughes) Fablinger. She graduated High School in Gandy, and taught in rural schools at the young age of 16.

On June 3, 1951 she married Russell Johnson in Gandy. The two moved to the Johnson family farm where Lucy has resided until May 2017.

Lucy belonged to the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, being very active through the years as treasurer. She was also treasurer for the Loup Valley Cemetery for many years. She enjoyed helping with the census, was a VFW Auxiliary member, and was a very giving person, especially to her grandchildren, and who always put others before herself.

Survivors include her children, Tom (Lyndel) of Stapleton and Jacque (Kent) Allison of North Platte; grandchildren, Dawn Beers of North Platte, Garrett (Heather) Johnson of Stapleton, Lyndsi (Tony) Romero of McPherson, Kan., Joshua Allison of Alliance, Josiah Allison, Alexandria Allison, and Aaron Allison, all of Lincoln; and great-grandchildren, Dakota Beers, Beau Beers, Alyssia Johnson, Saige Johnson, Ty Romero, Nathan Romero, and Quinn Romero.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; children, Geraldine, and twin boys, Wayne and Dwayne; and sisters, Alice Rockwell, Elsie Hubbell, and Esther Blevins.

Memorial services were Feb. 5 at the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church with Rev. Eric Mockatis officiating. Inurnment followed at Loup Valley Cemetery. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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