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Elizabeth Mary "Libby" Lohmann

Female 1907 - 2003


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  • Name  Elizabeth Mary "Libby" Lohmann  [1, 2
    Nickname  Libby 
    Alt. Birth  3 Mar 1907  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born  4 Mar 1907  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  Sep 1983  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  28 Feb 2003  Calvin Manor Nursing Home, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Cause: Alzheimer's disease 
    Buried  4 Mar 2003  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary  Mar 2004  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    the Prugh Funeral Service web site 
    • Visitation: Tuesday, March 4, 2003, 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.
      Service: Tuesday, March 4, 2003, 1:30 p.m.

      Elizabeth Mary "Libby" Lohmann Johnston, 95 of Calvin Manor Nursing Home in Des Moines, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 28, 2003, at the nursing home.

      Born March 4, 1907, in Burlington, she was the daughter of William Christopher and Elizabeth Mary Fiezmann Lohmann. On September 3, 1938, she married John Edward Johnston in Burlington. He died in August 1981.

      Mrs. Johnston taught in Iowa high schools and was a teacher with the Burlington School System.

      She was a graduate of State University of Iowa. She was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church and its Miriam Circle, a lifetime member of Iowa State Education Association, Abidah Circle of King's Daughters, past charter member of Bel Canto Chorale, the Des Moies County Historical Society and Friends of the Library.

      Survivors include two daughters, Carol Johnston Taylor and Mary Elizabeth Quandt, both of Des Moines; two granddaughters, five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

      Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents one brother and two sisters.

      Visitation will begin after noon Monday at Prugh's Chapel, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

      The funeral for Mrs. Johnston will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Prugh's Chapel, with the Reverend Tim Stark officiating. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery.

      Memorials have been established for Oak Street Baptist Church and Burlington Public Library.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Elizabeth M Johnston; born: 4 March 1907; died: 28 February 2003 (V); last residence: 50310 (Des Moines, Polk, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Iowa
    Person ID  I12975  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  William Christopher Lohmann,   b. 23 Aug 1869, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1963, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Mary Fiezmann,   b. 2 Jun 1870, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1953, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F4655  Group Sheet

    Family  John Edward "Edward" Johnston,   b. 17 Apr 1909, Atkinson, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1981, University Hospitals, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Sep 1938  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Carol Johnston
     2. Mary Elizabeth Johnston
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F4661  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1423] Stokes, Alvina Harriett "Dottie" (Lohmann) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2170] Lohmann, Elizabeth Mary "Libby" (Johnston) - Obituary, (originally published at the Prugh Funeral Service web site, March 2003; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S2167] Kohrs, Eda Elizabeth (Lohmann) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 12, September 19, 1983; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S2171] Johnston, John "Edward" - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 12, August 11, 1981; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).