February 20, 1929 - March 16, 2017
A Funeral Service for Phyllis will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Salem Mennonite Church, rural Shickley, Nebraska. Pastor Shawn Nolt will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. A Graveside Service will be held in the Salem Mennonite Cemetery following the funeral service. Memorials are directed to the Salem Mennonite Church or the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 Phyllis Faye Johnson was born to John & Lydia Catherine (Eichelberger) Lauber on February 20, 1929 near Shickley, Nebraska and passed away on March 16, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 88 years and 24 days. She was one of 3 children in the family. Phyllis attended grade school at a country school outside Shickley, Nebraska and then attended and graduated from Shickley High School. She worked as a bank teller at the local bank in Shickley before marriage. Over the years she was also a homemaker, school cafeteria worker, and finally an office worker at Johnson Feed Mill. Phyllis was married to Lemoine Lyle Johnson of Shickley, Nebraska on October 22, 1950. Four children were born to this union: DeAnn, Arlan, Bruce and Craig. Phyllis was active in her church, Salem Mennonite Church, and she enjoyed arts and crafts. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents John and Lydia (Eichelberger) Lauber; husband Lemoine Johnson; sister Wilda Kennel; and brother Clinton Lauber. She is survived by her sons Arlan of Omaha, Nebraska, Bruce (Sandi) of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Craig (Tammy) of Sidney, Iowa; daughter DeAnn (John) Cummins of Lincoln, Nebraska; grandchildren Nick Johnson, Kelly & Rob Cummins, Zach (Stesha) & Matt Schneider; and by her great-grandchildren Emery, Maclin and Watson Schneider.
A Funeral Service for Phyllis will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Salem Mennonite Church, rural Shickley, Nebraska. Pastor Shawn Nolt will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. A Graveside Service will... View Obituary & Service Information
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