Guelda W. Johnson

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Guelda W. Johnson, 96, of Lewistown died Monday afternoon, June 18, 2018 in Monterey, California, of natural causes. She was born June 29, 1921 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the daughter of Percy R. and Jennet M. (Smyth) Harmon.

She received her education in Idaho,

and on Sept. 13, 1941 she was united in marriage to Martin L. Johnson in Stanford. They lived in Lewistown until 1947, and then moved to Billings. After 22 years in Billings, Martin and Guelda moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where they lived until retirement in 1984 when they moved to Mesa, Arizona. In 1994, they moved back to Lewistown to spend retirement closer to family. They lived for several years in the Lewistown Eagles Manor. Martin preceded her in death in 2016 after 74 years together. She remained at the Eagles Manor until moving to Monterey, California in July, 2017 to be closer to family.

She is survived by her son Martin L. (Victoria) of Monterey, CA; grandsons Martin D. (Jelveh) of Morgan Hill, CA and Christopher A. (Pia) of Pebble Beach, CA; great grandson Jett Johnson and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life for Guelda W. and Martin L. Johnson will be Saturday, Aug. 25 in Lewistown, committal Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. in the Lewistown City Cemetery. The Cloyd Funeral Home is assisting the family.

The family wishes to thank the staffs of the Lewistown Eagles Manor, Central Montana Medical Center, Hospice of Central Montana and Ave Maria Convalescent Hospital in Monterey and the VNA Hospice of Monterey, California for their loving care.

Friends are asked to make memorials to the Council on Aging, Eagles Manor Memorial Fund or the charity of their choice and they may be left at Cloyd Funeral Home. Condolences for the family may be posted online at www.cloydfuneralhome.com.

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