Wanda M. Johnson

DIGHTON - Wanda M. Johnson, age 96, died on March 1, 2020 at Lake Point Assisted Living in Wichita, KS. She was born on August 2, 1923 at Laclede, MO the daughter of Walter Edward & Lena Eloise Phillips Mossbarger. She married Fred Dale Johnson on December 30, 1943 at Washington, D.C.. He died on February 27, 1973.


Wanda grew up and attended school in Laclede, MO. She then attended Chillicothe Business School. She passed her civil service examination and moved to Washington D.C. where she worked for the Department of Navy. After her marriage she moved back to Laclede while her husband was in the military. After his discharge they moved to Dighton.


She is survived by her children, Gail Fogo of WY, Russell Johnson of Gove, Nancy Blume of Panama City, FL, Robert Johnson of Shawnee, OK and Ronnie Johnson of Park City, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Daughter, Gloria Jean Johnson and 2 Sisters- Irene Evans & Betty Shea Grimsley.


Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church in Dighton. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Friends may call from Noon to 8 p.m. Friday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com