STOCKHOLM – Norma L. Johnson, 78, died Jan. 10, 2004, at a Caribou healthcare facility after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born October 16, 1925, in Limestone, the daughter of Herbert and Inez (O’Rourke) Rackliffe. Mrs. Johnson was a life long Stockholm resident, who worked as a bookkeeper/clerk for School Union 122 for more than 22 years. She was a charter member of the Perkins Plourde Post American Legion in Stockholm for 56 years. Norma was a member and served as secretary of the Trinity Lutheran Church as well as treasurer of the Nordic Lakers Snowmobile Club. Surviving in addition to her husband of more than 57 years, Wyllard P. Johnson of Stockholm, are her nine children, James H. Johnson and his wife, Morgan Gallagher, of Dover, N.H., Bonnie Kelley-Ross and her husband, Jim, of Aurora, Colo., Brenda Monteith and her husband, George, of North Brooklin, Patricia Sheltmire and her husband, Jack, of Racquette Lake N.Y., Susan Johnson and her significant other, David Duquette, of Madawaska Lake, Betty Jean Gallagher and her husband, Richard, of Caribou, Virginia Chapman of Blue Hill, Brent Johnson of Stockholm, and Jennifer Camp and her husband, Frederic, of Westbrook; one sister, Geneva (Racklife) Holmquist and her husband, Linwood, of Caribou; nine grandchildren, Sherry, Melissa, and Tara Johnson, Nathan Kelly, Lisa B. and Erica Monteith, Rodney Chapman Jr., Garth Johnson and Dakin Louise Camp. Mrs. Johnson was predeceased by a sister Thelma Raymond. A funeral memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday Jan. 17, 2004, from the Trinity Lutheran Church Stockholm, with the Rev. James Morgan, officiating. Interment will be in the Woodland Cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs. Johnson may do so through the Trinity Lutheran church memorial fund, 8 Donworth St., Stockholm, ME 04783 or the Maine Veterans Home End Care, 163 Van Buren Rd. No. 2, Caribou, ME 04736. Envelopes will also be available at the church or the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou.
NORMA L. JOHNSON
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:19 p.m.