The Washington Times-Herald

November 5, 2013

Mary 'Katie' Johnson

Died Nov. 1

---- — Mary Catherine “Katie” Johnson, 81, of Washington and formerly of Tampa, Fla., passed away Friday.

She was born to the late Eli and Mary Wonder of Washington. Katie was wed on Nov. 10, 1951, to Edmund Russell Johnson and he survives. She was a 1950 graduate of Washington High School, a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, McDill Air Force Base Wive’s Club, and was employed as a teacher’s aide at Hillsborough County School System in Tampa.

Other survivors include a son, Edmund R. Johnson Jr. (Wanda) of Tampa; a daughter, Patricia D. Johnson (Jim) of Lake Lure, N.C.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Dorothy Stellings and Phyllis Lindauer.

Katie was preceded in death by two brothers, George W. Wonder and Robert P Wonder;

A visitation will be held Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Gill Funeral Home, 308 E. Walnut St. Washington, IN 47501. A funeral service will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. also at the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor George Qualley and Yvonne Evans. Burial will take place following the service in St. Johns Cemetery. You may sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers the family requests you make a donation to your local hospice facility.