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Helen N. Johnson – Metz Mortuary

    Helen N. Johnson
    Helen N. Johnson, age 93, of York, NE, died Monday, January 6, 2014 at York.  She was born December 6, 1920 at Osceola, NE to Charles and Nell (Thompson) Sargent.   Helen and Floyd R. Johnson were united in marriage on October 3, 1941 at Kearney, NE.  The union was blessed with two sons, Lanny and Sidney.  Helen cared for her family and worked alongside her husband on the family farm.  She was an awesome cook, enjoyed gardening, and raising chickens. Family was Helen’s priority and she cherished family get-togethers and celebrations.

    Survivors include her son Lanny Johnson of York; daughter-in-law Pauline Johnson of York; five grandchildren, Brad Johnson of Kansas City, KS, Brenda Johnson of Malcolm, NE, Brian Johnson of York, Gregg (Julie) Johnson of York, and Linda (Tim) Sackschewsky of Seward, NE; six great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are two sisters, Betty Rech of York and Opal Ladbury of Salem, OR.

     Helen was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Sidney, daughter-in-law Marilyn Johnson, brothers-in-law Raymond Rech and Wes Ladbury, two sisters, Edith and her husband Lewis Morgan, and Irene and husband James Riley, two brothers, Lee and wife Lena Sargent, and Wayne Sargent.

    Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Metz Chapel in York with the Reverend Mike Neidow officiating.  Burial will be in Plainfield Cemetery, Bradshaw, NE.  Visitation will be from 1-9 pm Friday at the mortuary with the family greeting friends Friday evening from 6-7:30.  Memorials may be directed to Plainfield Cemetery for general upkeep.

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