Margaret Johnson, age 82, died on Tuesday March 5, 2019 at her residence in Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas.

She was born on December 9, 1936 in Waubay, SD the daughter of Nels and Marsha (Painter) Peterson. Throughout her life, she was a Daycare Provider, Nurse’s Aide and most of all a wonderful homemaker for her family.

Margaret was married to Kenneth Johnson in Waubay, SD. This union was blessed with 3 children: Donna, Diane and David.

She enjoyed playing cards with friends and family, was well known as a great cook and loved to cook and bake for her family. Margaret was also willing to help anyone in need and was very kind to everyone. She also had a deep love for God and lived her life following his word. Above all, she loved being with her family, especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband: Kenneth.

Survivors include her children: Donna Krumm of Manhattan, KS, Diane Johnke of Manhattan, KS and David Johnson of Longmont, CO; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren and one on the way in May.

A Celebration of Margaret’s Life and inurnment will be at a later date in Iowa.

Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, Manhattan, Kansas is assisting the family with arrangements.