February 24, 1915 - September 3, 2012
Flossie Ellen Plautz Johnson was born February 24, 1915 to George Erhardt Plautz and Ella Maria Carey Plautz near Shickley, Nebraska and passed away on September 3, 2012 at the Heritage Crossings in Geneva, Nebraska at the age of 97 years. Flossie was baptized at the Ong United Methodist Church by Rev. Wells and attended there until her marriage to Edwin. When small she moved with her family to a farm North West of Ong. She attended rural school--graduating in 1928 as Valedictorian of Clay County rural schools. She attended Edgar High School - graduating in 1932. She then attended Peru Normal School (now Peru State College). She taught in rural Clay county schools for four years. When she started teaching her salary was $35 per month, during her last year of teaching she received $47.50 per month which was the highest paid salary in Clay County. She was married to Edwin A. Johnson of Shickley on April 24, 1937. She then joined Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Ong, where she served as Sunday School Superintendent and teacher for many years. When the church closed they joined Zion Lutheran Church in Shickley and she remained a faithful member until her death. To this union four children were born. Stanley, Howard, Karen and Darrel. In May 2012 she was the honored guest at the Edgar Alumni Association banquet for being a member of the 80 year class of 1932. She was preceded in death by her husband Edwin, her parents George & Ella, one sister Viola Benson, one brother Wilbur Plautz and one great-grandson Brandon Emmons. She is survived by sons, Stanley and wife Suzann, Howard & wife Deanna, Darrel & wife Deborah all of Shickley' daughter Karen & husband Dennis Jennings of Kansas City, MO Eleven grandchildren, Stacy Emmons, Scott Johnson & wife Beth, Shannon Robertson & husband Rick, Stephanie Andersen & husband Andrew, Michele Johnson-Clouse & husband David, Kevin Johnson & wife Michele, William Jennings & wife Molly, Andrea Miller & husband Dan, Nichole Vaughn & husband Travis, Dirk Johnson & wife Tiya, and Amanda Johnson. Twenty-two great grandchildren, several nieces & nephews. Funeral service for Flossie E. Johnson will be held Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Shickley, Nebraska. Interment will be in the Swedish Cemetery. Memorials are directed to the Family. Public visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Farmer & Son Funeral Home in Geneva, Nebraska.
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