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Linda Johnson

Died: Wed., Feb. 9, 2011

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Linda Harmon Johnson, 63, passed away a Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, following a sudden illness. Linda was born November 18, 1947 in Afton, Wyoming, to Boyd B. and Venna Merritt Harmon. She attended schools in South Weber, Sunset and Clearfield High School, all in Utah. She married Rodney B. Johnson March 19, 1965. Rod passed away June 6, 2008. She has lived in the Pocatello area since 1975.

Linda was currently employed at U-Joint Auto Parts as a bookkeeper. In years past she had also owned The Cleaning Company which kept her particularly busy at United Parcel Service. She enjoyed reading, gardening, singing, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and service to others. Linda was always present at all the children's activities cheering them on. She welcomed all the kids' friends into her home sharing popsicles, soda and cookies, just as any grandma would. She is famous for saying her grandchildren were "not spoiled, just well-loved."

She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was currently serving as the Relief Society President in the 7th Ward of the Alameda Stake. She also participated in the ward choir and loved her turn to help clean the building.

Linda is survived by three children, Blaine (Cheri) Johnson, Concord California; Janet Christensen, Chubbuck Idaho; Brian Johnson, Pocatello, Idaho; a sister Judy (Jimmie) Beaver, Missouri; a brother, Brad (Sharyn) Harmon, Utah; grandchildren: Amanda (John) Moser, Pocatello; Elder Dakota Christensen, California San Bernardino Mission; Brittney Harris Johnson; Pocatello; Dalton Christensen, Chubbuck; Chantry Christensen, Chubbuck; Christopher Hicks, Pocatello; 5 great-grandchildren, Gairimiah, Brooklynn, Hanna, Tayah and Layla.

Linda is preceded in death by her husband Rod, her parents and her grandson Randon Johnson.

Memorial Services for Linda will be held on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at the LDS Alameda Stake Center located at 930 East Alameda. There will be no visitation at her request. The inurnment will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery.

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Terry & Julia England
   Posted Fri February 11, 2011
You probably don't know us, but we knew your parents very well. Terry worked with your dad many, many years ago when they were laying carpet together, that's when we all first met. Over the years we lost touch until we reconnected through the church. Your mother was a very special woman with many talents and will be well remembered for her compassionate heart and loving spirit. May you be comforted in knowing they are together again.

Tasha Russell
   Posted Fri February 11, 2011
To Brain and Family

Until you are reunited with your mother I know she will be deeply missed. My heart and thoughts are with you.

I want you to know I thought the world of your mother. She was an extraordinary person with the biggest heart. She knew what things were really important in life - that was you...her family. I'll never forget the time I spent with her. The time at the beach. The trip to Yellowstone. Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. I will treasure these memories always.

Love

Tasha

Reina Avila
   Posted Fri February 11, 2011
Blaine, Janet and Brian,

I know you're hurting after losing your dear mother so soon after your dad and Randon. Please know that you will all be in my thoughts and prayers during this hardest of times for your families. May you all find comfort in the love our our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus. Your mother can now rest peacefully beside the love of her life, your father, Rod. Together they will await the voice of our Lord to rise once again unto eternal life with Him in His Fathers Kingdom. Take comfort for He has defeated death for us all who love Him. Your mother certainly did love Him. She shared that love with you, me and everyone she touched. Thank you for sharing her with me. With love and sympathy, Reina Avila

Dennis & Wava Murphy
   Posted Fri February 11, 2011
To the families of Linda Johnson. I worked with Linda at the UPS Bldg. for several years. Linda was good to me during that time. I will always affectionately refer to her as "BOSS". I shall miss her. my love, thoughts and prayers go to you all. With deepest sympathies
Dennis and Wava Murphy

ALex Benningield
   Posted Sat February 12, 2011
To Linda's family. I just wish to offer my condolences on the loss of Linda, I had worked with her for about 2 and a half years, and our work place has lost a very special worker. I will not be able to attend the service due to work, yet I want to offer my deepest sympathies.

Alex Benningfield

David & Anna Lemmon
   Posted Sun February 13, 2011
To Jan's family. We are so sorry for the loss of your sweet little Mother. May your heart find solace and peace during this difficult time.

John Doyle
   Posted Sun February 13, 2011
I meet your parents many years ago when your Dad hired me to help him in his carpet busness and we became good friends. Janet baby setted my two girls, she always did a very good job. The brothers probably don't remember me, but I remember them; they were good boy's (men).

Over the years I lost touch with your Mon and Dad; but I never forgot either one of them. Sometimes life moves us in different directions. I do know that your mother and Father were very special people. I didn't know that your Dad had passed away for a very long time; until I ran into to your Mon and she told me.

I want you too know that your Mon was the Greatest and would even help us out laying carpet when we needed help; She will be well remembered for her Great smile and loving spirit. She will be truly missed.

You will be in my prays
John

Nancy & Dean Hoch
   Posted Sun February 13, 2011
To the family of Linda:

We had the joy of living next door to Linda and Rod for several years on Gwen Drive, and we were so saddened to hear of her sudden passing. She was a great lady with a sweet smile and a kind personality that reached out to everyone. We will hear her cute, little laugh and feel her spirit with us always.

Nancy & Dean Hoch

Sandra Clough
   Posted Mon February 14, 2011
Jan, I'm so sorry to learn of your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sandy

Ms. Pam Davis 6th grade students at SBJ/SHS
   Posted Mon February 14, 2011
May you keep your mother in loving memory, always! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time...Bless each of your family members and those whom have traveled near and far to be with you! Respectfully, 6th graders of Ms. Pam Davis at Shoshone-Bannock Jr./Sr. High School.

Kathleen Hefner, SPED teacher, Sho-Ban Jr/Sr High
   Posted Mon February 14, 2011
Jan and family,
May God be with you and your family. Mothers hold a special place in our hearts, our souls, and in our lives. May God give you the strength as you face each day ahead.

Gloria Howell
   Posted Tue February 15, 2011
Linda was one of the kindest ladies I have ever met. She was always so gracious and thoughtful. It's so difficult to lose a loved one and so your family is in my prayers. Please be comforted by her fiendships and her wonderful example. She will be missed by all of us. She always had a great smile and a kind heart. She and your father are together now. Both of them were always so kind to me. I'm truly thankful to have known them both.

Gloria Howell

Sandra Lemmon Orton
   Posted Thu February 17, 2011
To Jan and family... My heart goes out to you. Absolutely loved your mother and I knew you all were so proud of her. My thoughts, love and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
My best always, SANDRA

Vicki Michael
   Posted Wed January 04, 2012
Blaine, Jan, and Brian - When I didn't get my usual Christmas card this year and birthday card, I went to the web and found that your mom had passed away. I was sick. I loved her so much. We have been friends high school. Boy, did we get into trouble back then. I will miss her. She was a special lady. I haven't visited in several years, haven't even been back to Utah for several years, but I remember you guys from the day you were born. She sent pictures every year. My prayers are with you. I know your mom is missing you and the grandkids a whole bunch. Please contact me if you get this. vmicha007@gmail.com.
Love to all of you.

Cheri Johnson
   Posted Sat January 11, 2014
Dear Vicki,
I am Linda's daughter in law Cheri ( Blaine's wife) I am not sure if anyone has contacted you since this post...If not I am so sorry. I just happened to be going through my computer deleting things & came across moms obituary & was reading it again & all the comments about mom.
Mom was a very special person & never treated me like a daughter in law. To her I was her daughter. She was always so full of love & advice. I miss her everyday. I do remember her talking about you. she always had good things to say about everyone. I never heard her say anything negative...she was always so positive. She helped me so much When our son her grandson Randon passed away. Even though we lived out of state she always knew when I was feling down & would call & cheer me up. Heaven gained a truly amazing lady. that's for sure.
I hope you receive this..if you do please feel free to email me anytime at cheri68@mail.com God Bless & take care..Cheri

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