The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 4, 2013

Edythe I. Johnson, 93, Mifflinburg


The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Edythe Isabelle Klingman Johnson, 93, of 72 Shipton St. since 1997, entered into rest at 8:42 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

She was born Oct. 10, 1919, in Mifflinburg, a daughter of the late Charles L. and Anna (Doebler) Klingman. On July 5, 1967, in First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mifflinburg, she married Lt. Col. Darwin A. Johnson, who preceded her in death in 2005.

Edythe was a 1937 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.

She was employed at the Mifflinburg Telegraph for eight years. Edythe also worked in the office at Yorktowne Kitchens, Mifflinburg, and at the local draft office.

Edythe lived in Fairfield, Calif., from 1967 until her return to Mifflinburg in 1997. In California, she was active with the Women’s Division of the Chamber of Commerce and the Ladies of the Elks. She also worked for Solano County.

Surviving are one son, Bradley K. Gotshall, of Mifflinburg; one brother, Robert E. Klingman, of Mifflinburg; and two stepgrandchildren, Daria Grubb and Sebastian Grubb, both of California.

The funeral will be conducted privately and at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are by the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.