GOWRIE - Agnes L. Johnson, 96, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Tompkins Health Center, Fort Dodge.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Moorland, with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Fort Dodge. Visitation will be 10:00 AM Saturday until service time at the church. Palmer and Sons Funeral Home in Gowrie is serving the family.
Agnes is survived by her son, Sherwood (Butch) Johnson and his wife Linda of Fort Dodge; daughters, Sharon DeBruin and her husband Ray of Gowrie and Donna Johnson of Tampa, FL; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters and three brothers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Blanche (Lingen) Ward; husband, Sherwood and granddaughter, Tamara Rusnak.
Agnes L. Ward was born August 18, 1916 in Currie, MN and graduated from Currie High School. She was united in marriage to Sherwood Johnson on September 7, 1940 in Fort Dodge. They established their home in Fort Dodge then Lanyon, and then moved to Golden Crest Villa Apartments in Gowrie in 1980. Agnes was a homemaker. She loved her family, gardening, and flowers. Agnes was a member of Holy Trinity Parish.
Memorials may be left to the family discretion.