Janice M. Johnson, 87, of Sparta, passed away, Wednesday, January 23, 2020, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.
She was born September 21, 1932, in Red Mound, Vernon County, Wis., to Bernard and Ruby (Burkhardt) Raymond. On January 20, 1951, Janice married Duane Johnson at the Parsonage of the Sparta United Church of Christ. Together they farmed in rural Sparta for many years. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, reading, and embroidery. Janice was an avid sports fan and she especially enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers.
Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Duane; her daughter, Vickie Glenzer; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Janice was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Terry Johnson and Randy Johnson; and son-in-law, Gary Glenzer.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta. Rev. Randy Williamson will officiate. A private burial will be at a later date in Mt. Hope Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m., until the time of service, Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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