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Alvera A. Johnson

Posted 5/4/2017

SEDGWICK—Alvera A. Johnson, 94, died Monday, May 1, 2017 at Via Christi Village, Wichita.

She was born, Aug. 27, 1922, at Tinta, Minn., to Barthel and Angela (Mertes) Schoenecker.

For 30 years she worked as a CNA and LPTA at Regency Healthcare in Halstead, retiring in 2001.        

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Altar Society both of Halstead, V.F.W. Post 971 Auxiliary Newton and Hicks-Davison American Legion Post 268 Auxiliary, Sedgwick.

On March 22, 1943 she married Robert E. Johnson at Wichita. He preceded her in death May 3, 1983.

Survivors include sons Syd Johnson, Oswego; Robert (Alicia) Johnson, Tulsa;

Ed (Cathy Medlin) Johnson, Sedgwick; daughters Anita (Don) Holland, Slidell, La.; Pat Ropp, San Jose, CA; Marcy (Roy) Aycock, Sedgwick; brother Vince (Barbara) Schoenecker, Houston; sisters Irene Rausch, Medford, OR; Marie Morrow, Grove, Okla.; Margie Fields, Pearland, Texas; Leona Vierthaler, Haven; 21 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by daughters Joyce McGinn and Mary Jane Dealy; brothers Edmond, Elmer and Bart Schoenecker; sisters Marcella Wilson and Helen Doffing; and granddaughters Renee' Ropp and Holly Querubin.

The Rosary will be said 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4 and the Mass of the Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday, May 5 both at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Halstead, with Celebrants Father Dan Spexarth and Father Jeff Fasching.

Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Sedgwick.

Memorials may be given to the Sacred Altar Society in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.