Houston Chronicle (TX)
Margaret Burkhardt Johnson began eternal rest at 5:02 a.m. in Boise, Idaho, on May 29, 2011. Mrs. Johnson died on the same day 16 years and 2 hours after her husband. She was born on October 18, 1919, in Reutlingen, Germany.
She was a former resident of Highland Park, Illinois, Bloomington, Indiana, and Houston, Texas.
Preceded in death by Emilie Braun Burkhardt, Fred W. Burkhardt, Dr. Harvey L. Johnson, Harvey Johnson, Jr. and beloved pets Smiley, Neptune, Hope, and Sofie. She leaves Harold F. Johnson, James H. Phillips, and beloved pets Fergal and Maggie.
Mrs. Johnson loved literature, opera, and the arts. She held a Bachelor's degree from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois and a Master's of classical languages from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Fluent in five languages, she touched the lives of many students.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the exceptional staff of St. Luke's Hospital, Boise, Idah. especially Sally, Anna and Mary.
Ruhe in Frieden liebe Mutter.