Lynda Johnson, age 70, died Thursday, August 11, 2016, at her home. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 19, 2016, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, Iowa. A memorial fund has been established.
Lynda is survived by a daughter DeeAnna Brandt; three grandchildren Sebastian Johnson, Gabriel Brandt and Dominick Brandt; siblings Jerry (Mickie) Johnson, of Texas, Jim (Susie) Johnson, Ladora, Dean Johnson, of Newton, Becky (Everett) Birch, of Marengo, Wendy (Kent) Leonard, of Sigourney, Tom (Isa) Johnson, of Texas, Tim (Elaine) Johnson, of Texas, Steve Johnson, of Marengo, David (Michelle) Schachtlie, of Marengo and Dennis (Cara) Schachtlie, of Marion, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Johnny and a niece Jessica Johnson.
Lynda Kay Johnson was born January 6, 1946, in State Center, Iowa, the daughter of Worney and Eleanor Oehlsen Johnson Schachtlie. She graduated from Iowa Valley High School in 1964. She worked at the United States Postal Service in Cedar Rapids. In 1968, she started working at the Iowa Valley Junior High School as the secretary, later becoming the secretary for the superintendent. She also was the secretary for the school board. She retired in 2012. Lynda enjoyed tending to her flower garden, crocheting, sewing, knitting, playing scrabble and reading. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and spoiling them rotten.