March 1, 1948 - June 19, 2020
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Marie Johnson, 72, of Monroe, OH, died on Friday, June 19, 2020.
She was born March 1, 1948 in Sparta WI to Leonard and Sophie (Clair) Rueckheim. She graduated from Brookwood High School, Ontario WI. Marie was a dedicated wife, mother and Nanna. Marie was proud to raise her children and help raise her grandchildren. Marie loved and cared for everyone as if they were her own family. She also loved crocheting hats for the needy.
Marie is survived by husband Jerald Johnson, son Shaun (Sherrie), daughters Heather (Craig) and Tammy (Kendall), 8 grandchildren, brothers, Lyle, Lavern (Bonnie) and Paul (Cindy); sisters, Martha (Warren) Trager, Pearl Rueckheim, Loretta (Ralph) Bagstad, and Debbie Severson; she is also survived by many nieces and nephews and friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Leonard “Sunny”, William “Billy”, Ronnie and Dean Rueckheim; sisters, Evelyn Whitehead and Vivian Rueckheim.
The family plans a private celebration of her life. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to Hope for Haiti’s Children, 12020 Southwick Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45241 in her honor.
Shelby Starling - Jun 29, 2020
I will miss Marie so much. We talked on the phone so often and she was such a beautiful Christian lady, and I know we will see her again in heaven. I will pray a lot and tell God we love her and I know he can communicate with her for us. We wish her family well also, and they will always be in our prayers.
Shannon Haynie - Jun 24, 2020
In high school I spent many hours in Marie's home, hanging out with my friend Heather. Marie was always joyful and full of energy - I don't remember her being angry or impatient. She introduced me to beet cake - I loved her cake! My heart is heavy for her family, but I rejoice that she is with Jesus.
Carla Myers - Jun 23, 2020
Such a beautiful soul! I am so incredibly sad she is gone. She touched many lives and there is not doubt she is being mourned by MANY! She was such a sweet, loving woman! I am heart-broken not just for myself, but for the family. I am so thankful that we can rest assured that she is singing with the angels, as her son-in-law stated
Patricia Santi - Jun 22, 2020
My deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. I met Marie when Dustin and Megan got married, and would hear many stories from Dustin on how full of life and love his Nanna was. She is now sharing all that life and love with those who went before her into the arms of God. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.