Edith Johnson

JOHNSON, Edith M., 87, of Wheeling died Friday January 13, 2012 at Wheeling Hospital.

She was born June 15, 1924 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (Filcaske) Bauman.

She was a retired supervisor for Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wheeling, a Methodist, a graduate of Wheeling High School Class of 1942; she was still active in her Lunch Bunch Group of Wheeling High Class of “42.”

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Kelsey E. Johnson in 2000; brothers, Carl “Butch”, Joseph, and George Bauman; sisters, Wilma Board, and Ruth Strader.

Edith is survived by a son, Laughlin “Lock” (Ginny) Johnson of Wheeling; a daughter, Edith “Nickie” (Ron) Blazina of Defiance, Mo.; a sister, Helen (Jim) Krob of Lansing; a sister-in-law, Betty Bauman of Scottsdale Ariz.; a brother-in-law, Art Strader of Ann Arbor Mich.; three grandchildren, Heather Marie Johnson, Kelann (Darrell) Janesak, and Eric (Dana) Blazina; a great-grandson, Luke Harris Janesak; also numerous nieces and nephews.

Members of the family will receive friends at the Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, Monday, January 16, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Julianne Gebbie officiating.

Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove.

To leave a condolence please visit www.wilson funeral homes.com.

Edith Johnson

JOHNSON, Edith M., 87, of Wheeling Island died Friday, January 13, 2012 at Wheeling Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside.