Christine Johnson


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 7:25 pm
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Christine A. Johnson, 62, of Davenport, and New Port Richey, Fla., died on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, New Port Richey.
Memorial services in celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Davenport, with the Rev. Richard Miller officiating. A memorial gathering will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Music Program.
Mrs. Johnson was born in 1950, in Davenport, to Robert and Dorothy Ward. She married Steven R. Johnson on June 11, 1988, in Davenport.
She graduated from Marycrest College, Davenport, with her BA, and from the University of Iowa with her MA. She was a teacher at Wood Junior High School and Central High School, Davenport, from 1973 through 2006.
Her memberships included First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, with which she was a former deacon, and Order of the Eastern Star, Davenport. In her younger years she played the organ. Other interests were Bible studies, reading, biking, writing, expressing her artistic talents, caring for dogs, enjoying exercising at the gym, and most recently time with her two grandsons.
Survivors include her husband Steve; daughter, Kathlynn (Brian) Price, grandsons, Aidan and Keian Price, and brother, Dr. Robert (Nancy) Ward, all of Davenport.
Online condolences may be expressed to Christine's family by visiting her obituary at www.WeertsFH.com.












 



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