MONTEZUMA – Leah Mae Johnson, 91, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at Bethel Home Inc. in Montezuma.
She was born May 5, 1918, to Daniel J. and Ida (Koehn) Schmidt in Montezuma.
She married Alvin Paul Johnson Nov. 3, 1940, in Montezuma. He died Oct. 13, 1960.
She a sod house artist and homemaker.
She was a member of the Homeland Mennonite Church of Montezuma.
Survivors include one son, Alvin Lynn Johnson and wife, Martha, Copeland; three daughters, Glenda Sue Nichols and husband, Ronald, Greensburg, Mona Lea Borden and husband, David, Littleton, Colo., and Marsha Ann Kinnamon and husband, Kevin, Copeland; one sister, Lena Smith and husband, Herman, Montezuma; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Abner, Clarence, Pete and Jake Schmidt, and four sisters, Caroline Schmidt, Eva Buller, Mary Isaac and Ruth Schmidt.
o Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Homeland Mennonite Church in Montezuma with ministers Sherrill Esau, Lyndon Towes and Sam Unruh presiding.
Burial will be at the Salen Mennonite Cemetery in Copeland.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Montezuma Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Bethel Home Inc. and may be mailed to Montezuma Funeral Home, Box 421, Montezuma, KS 67867.