Kathleen Ann Johnson
July 24, 1934 - January 9, 2012
Kathleen Ann Johnson was born July 24, 1934, in Seattle, Wash., and was raised in Colville, Wash. She passed away peacefully at the age of 77 in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Kathleen was an amazing mother and grandmother, with a very kind soul and giving heart. She was very active in her community of Medford, Ore. Kathleen worked for 15 years in the Dietary Department at Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital in Medford.
After the passing of her husband, Ernest (Bud) Johnson, April 27, 2010, she moved to live with her daughter, Jill Blanchard and her family, in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Kathleen was preceded in death by son, David B. Johnson; and husband, Ernest (Bud) Johnson. They were married on May 21, 1954 in Portland, Ore., in a small Lutheran Church ceremony; married 56 years.
Kathleen is survived by her son, Keith A. (Nancy) Johnson; daughter, Jill M. (Roger) Blanchard; grandchildren, Amy R. Johnson and William D. Johnson, of Englewood, Colo., Rick J. Holloway (Danielle Atkinson), Michael A. Holloway (Jen Fones), both of Oakland, Calif., Harrison Divers, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Brittney N. Blanchard, of Denver, Colo., Bob Blanchard, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Donnie (Allison) Bamburg; and great-grandchildren, Dasan and Addison, of Bakersfield, Calif., Derek, Coi and Sabastian, of Medford, Ore., Josh and Bo Blanchard, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. and Brian Blanchard, of Apple Valley, Calif.
In loving memory of Ernest (Bud) Johnson and Kathleen Ann Johnson, we welcome all family and friends to join us in a lovely remembrance of our parents. Service to be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012, 1:00 p.m., Memory Gardens Memorial Park Chapel, 1395 Arnold Lane, Medford, Ore. Refreshments and gathering to follow at Sun Oaks