Harriet F. “Hattie” Johnson, 84 of La Crosse died following a brief illness, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Campus in La Crosse. She was born on May 27, 1930 in New York State to Elwyn and Sarah (Kesson) Freeman. She married William “Billy” Johnson and he preceded her in death in 1999.
Hattie is survived by her 4 children: Bill (Dottie) Johnson of Hephzibah, Georgia, Dave (Monica) Johnson of La Crosse, Wisconsin, Sarah (Al) Jackson of Ashville, North Carolina, and Steven (Marlene) Johnson of Bear, Delaware; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and 1 brother.
Graveside services will be held at St. Paul’s Churchyard Cemetery in Chestertown, Maryland.
The family wishes to give a special thank you to the staff at the Benedictine Villa and Benedictine Manor for all of their tireless patience, care and love. They also wish a special thank you to her caregiver and friend Linda Butterworth.