72247 - Robert A. Johnson & Hazel A. Green
HUSBND: JOHNSON, Robert A.
BIRTH>: 04-Mar-1915 Union Twp., Whitley County, Indiana
MARR.>: 15-Oct-1938 Churubusco, Whitley County, Indiana
DEATH>: 05-May-1996 Churubusco, Whitley County, Indiana
BURIAL: Eel River Cemetery, Allen County, Indiana
FATHER: JOHNSON, John Webster 
MOTHER: JACKSON, Ida Belle
WIFE>>: GREEN, Hazel A.
BIRTH>: 20-Jul-1915 Homer, Ill.
DEATH>: 13-Sep-2006 Churubusco, Whitley County, Indiana
BURIAL: Eel River Cemetery, Allen County, Indiana
FATHER: GREEN, Theodore H.
MOTHER: OYE, Anna Catherine
 JOHNSON, Janne (md. BUESCHING, Kenton)
 JOHNSON, Ronald L. (md. ZOLMAN, Sherry L.)
 JOHSNON, Donald A. (md. ?, Terry L.)
 JOHNSON, David T. (md. EGOLF, Jan E.)
Johnson's 1972 Whitley County Indiana Rural Directory
Johnson, Robert A. (Hazel A.), farm 835E Road 150N, Smith Twp., Route 2 Churubusco, phone 693-2313
Obituary: Churubusco (IN) News of Wed. 08-May-1996 page 4
CHURUBUSCO - Robert A. Johnson, 81, widely-acquainted Smith Township farmer and community leader,
died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, May 5, 1996, at the family residence, southwest of Churubusco.
He had been in declining health for the past seven months.
Mr. Johnson was born in Union Township in Whitley County on March 4, 1915, a son of
John Webster and Ida Belle Jackson Johnson. As a youth he attended the former Hill School in Union Township,
and graduated from Coesse High School in 1932.
Upon completing his education, he joined his brothers in the family farming operation in Union Township,
and was married to Hazel A. Green on October 15, 1938 in Churubusco.
He and his wife continued to reside in Union Township until moving to their present home
in Smith Township in 1940.
Mr. Johnson was engaged in farming there until retiring in 1973.
He was a lifelong member of the Lake Chapel United Methodist Church in Lake Township.
He was also a member of the Whitley County Farm Bureau, served on the school board for Smith-Green Community Schools
in Churubusco for nine years and was a former member of the Eel River Cemetery board of directors.
The surviving relatives include his wife, Hazel; a daughter, Mrs. Kenton (Janne) Buesching of rural Fort Wayne;
three sons Ronald L. Johnson and David T. Johnson, both of rural Churubusco and Donald A. Johnson of rural Columbia City;
and a brother Murray Johnson of Fort Wayne.
There are eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers Ralph Johnson, Earl Johnson, Russell Johnson and James A. Johnson.
The funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday in the Churubusco United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Linda S. Craig of Lake Chapel United Methodist Church will officiate.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the Lake Chapel United Methodist Church, or to the donor's choice.
Obituary: Churubusco (IN) News of Wed. 20-Sep-2006 page 4
CHURUBUSCO - Hazel A. Johnson, 91, a resident of Churubusco and widow of prominent Smith Township farmer, Robert A. Johnson, died at 7:55 p.m. Wednesday, September 13, 2006, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
She had been in declining health for some time, and had entered the hospital two weeks ago.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Homer, Illinois, on July 20, 1915, a daughter of Theodore H. and Anna Catherine (Oye) Green, and moved with her parents to Eel River Township in Allen County in 1920.
The family moved to Smith Township in Whitley County in 1927, where she spent all of her formative years.
As a young girl, she attended the former Nickey School in Smith Township, and graduated from Churubusco High School in 1934.
On Oct. 15, 1938, she was married in the Churubusco Methodist Church parsonage to Robert A. Johnson.
The couple spent the early years of their marriage in Union Township, and later purchased the present family farm in Smith Township in 1940, where they spent all of their married lives.
A homemaker all of her adult life, she was a member of Lake Chapel United Methodist Church, its United Methodist Women and Smith Township Homemakers.
She and her husband wintered in Bradenton, Florida for many years.
Mr. Johnson preceded her in death on May 5, 1996.
Surviving are daughter, Janne (Kenton) Buesching of rural Fort Wayne;
her three sons, Ronald L. (Sherry) Johnson and Donald A. (Terry) Johnson, both of rural Columbia City,
and David T. (Jan) Johnson of rural Churubusco.
There are eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by a sister,
Catherine Harlan, and a brother, Wilbur T. Green.
Funeral services were Monday in the Churubusco United Methodist Church with Rev. Harold Klinker of Lake Chapel United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment was at the Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco.
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco was in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to Lake Chapel United Methodist Church or to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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