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Eleanora L. Johnson, age 92

Posted: 04 December, 2012

Eleanora L. Johnson, age 92, of Fremont, died Monday morning Dec. 3rd, 2012, in Nye Legacy, Fremont.
Eleanora was born to Emil and Sophie (Roeber) Walter on May 27, 1920 at Wakefield, Nebraska.  She grew up in Wakefield, and graduated from high school there in 1938. She was baptized, confirmed, and married in the Immanuel Lutheran Church of

Wakefield.  On October 6, 1940, Eleanora was married to Lawrence R. Johnson.  They lived on a Wakefield area farm for a couple years, then Lawrence went into the fertilizer business, owning and operating the Ideal Fertilizer Company.  Eleanora was the bookkeeper.  Later, they sold their business to Terra Chemical Co.  Lawrence remained with the company and was transferred to their Madison, South Dakota location as the assistant manager.  Eleanora continued to work for the company as a bookkeeper.  In 1986, following their retirement, the couple moved to Fremont.
Eleanora enjoyed traveling with her husband, playing cards, and boating.
She is preceded in death by her husband Lawrence in February of 2009.  She is also preceded by 6 sisters.
Survivors: niece - Lila Stites and husband Kay of Peachtree, Georgia (Eleanora and Lawrence helped raise Lila, her sister and brother.  Lila’s sister and brother have both passed away)                                                                                                                                                                                                   
                 great nieces – Jennifer and husband Jeff Poulas of Fremont
                                       Valerie and husband Leon McAllister of Elkhorn
                 great, great niece – Megan and husband Chad Hayden of Waterloo
                 and several other nieces and nephews. Eleanora considered all her nieces and nephews and their
                 children as her grandchildren.
The funeral service will be 10 AM Thursday (Dec. 6, 2012) at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont with the Rev. Timothy Anderson.  A Prayer Service will be held at 2 PM Thursday in Wakefield in St. John’s Lutheran Church, followed by the committal in the Wakefield Cemetery.   Memorials are suggested to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and to the Lutheran Hour.
Visitation at the Ludvigsen Mortuary, Fremont, will be on Wednesday from 2 to 8 PM, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 PM. Online guestbook @
Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont is in charge of arrangements.


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