Joyce Ellen Johnson
Our beloved Wife and Mother Joyce Ellen Johnson passed away in her sleep New Years Day 2017 at her family home in Porthill Idaho. Servces will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:00am in the Mt. Hall Church north of Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
Joyce was born on July 4, 1936 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho to Demond and Beulah Stich Wood.
Joyce spend her childhood on her family farm in Porthill. Where she attended school at Porthill, Mt hall schools, then later attended high school in Bonners Ferry. Joyce meet and then married Charles Punk Johnson December 20,1953 in Porthill Idaho. They lived for a time in the Cocoalla area where punks family was from. After some years they moved back to the family farm in Porthill.
Joyce worked for years driving school bus for the boundary county school district, she helped punk on the farm with the cattle, the farming, and cooked for the hay crew. in the evenings she tended bar for years and waited tables. She always had a big garden and canned every year. She loved her flowers, she always planted lots of flowers every spring. She was a 4-H leader for many years in Boundary county. She loved to fish, pick mushrooms and huckleberries, hunted for years. Was on the Hall mountain auxiliary, she also donated the property to the fire department for the new hall in the Porthill area.
Joyce was proceed in death by her parents Demond And Beulah Wood. Survivors include her husband Charles punk Johnson Porthill Idaho, Son Donald Johnson (Jolene) Porthill Idaho, Daughter Barbara (Rick) Henslee Porthill, Idaho. She has 5 grandsons and 5 great grand children
Bonners Ferry Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of final arrangements.