Memorial Services for Irma Johnson will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at First Christian Church in Estherville. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24 at Henry Olson Funeral Home in Estherville.
Irma Jean (Hurst) Johnson the daughter of Ray and Nettie (Batman) Hurst was born April 24, 1931 in Everly. She died on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville at the age of 85.
She received her education in Estherville Schools.
On June 2, 1949, she was united in marriage to Roger Johnson at First Christian Church in Estherville. When Irma’s youngest child started school, Irma went to work in the school cafeteria for 23 years. She enjoyed raising her family and being a home-maker. In her spare time she loved to read and bake. She also did volunteer work and was an active member of the First Christian Church. Her favorite time was spent with her family.
Left to cherish Irma’s memory are her husband, Roger of Estherville; three daughters, Linda Wee of Parkersburg, Iowa; Elizabeth Montanez and her husband, Miguel of Columbia, Md.; Laurie Shatley of Estherville; five grandchildren, Mandy Montanez; Jessica Uhlenhopp and her huband, Justin; Miguel Montanez and his wife, Melanie; Koni Wee; Marissa Montanez; five great grandchildren, Zoey, Zion, Zada and Zander Uhlenhopp; and Mia Montanez.
She has been preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael; three brothers, son-in-law, James Wee and other relatives and friends.