In Memory of

Marian D. Johnsen

August 20, 1931 - December 20, 2013
Marian Doris Carlson was born on August 20, 1931, in Fonda, Iowa, to Clarence and Clara (Ohrtman) Carlson. She graduated from Fonda High School in 1948. Following graduation, she worked at the First National Bank of Fonda for 20 years. On September 26, 1970, Marian married Keith Johnsen. They bought a farm near Quimby, Iowa, and spent many years raising cattle and growing crops. Marian was involved in many church activities at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking. Marian was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, sister Violet Seagren and brother Percy Carlson. Those left to cherish her memory include her son, JP Johnsen of Quimby, and daughter, Holly (Pete) Waltz of Algona, IA, her grandchildren, Harrison and Emerson Waltz, and many extended family and friends.
10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 23 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby, Iowa
Pastor Don Meyer Vicar Scott Strohkirch
Kelly Perrin Jerry Ebert Dave Stanton Kevin Tapper Rick Stevenson Tom Mortenson
2:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22 at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. The family will be present from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening. A prayer service will follow at 7:00 p.m.
Organist - Gayleen Meyer "Amazing Grace" "Children of the Heavenly Father" "Savior, Again to Thy Dear Name"
Silver Township Cemetery, Quimby


Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“My sympathies to the family. Thinking of you during this difficult time.”
- Janet Iedema
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“Marion was a special friend, she was always there to help out when needed. I'll remember her by her candy making she was the best! ”
- Betty L. Woltman
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“Marian was such a dear lady. She would have our family over for supper when I was a child and I remember how delicious her meals were. She had a contagious laugh that I will always remember. May you rest in peace Marian. Thinking of J.P. and Holly and family. ”
- La Rae Henn Wendt
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Marian. I met her threw my mom Gloria, who would go clean for her and help her with groceries.. She then asked if My mom Knew someone to type up her Christmas letters for her my mom asked me. I had the pleasure the last cpl years calling her to talk to her about what she wanted to say in those thought fullness letters for her family and what she had done over the summer. My mom and I was sadden to know she had passed but now may her soul rest in peace and God Bless..”
- Amanda
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