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Jerry J. & Joanne Johnston  



Culver Citizen - Thursday 22, March. 2007

Joanne Toeppe Johnston
Nov. 8, 1929-March 10, 2007

Joanne Toeppe Johnston, age 77, of Naples, FLa., died March 10, 2007. She was born Nov. 8, 1929 in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Clarence and Helen Toeppe.

Joanne graduated frp, Frankfort Indiana High School and attended St. Elizabeth's School of Nursing in Lafayette where she graduated as a registered nurse. She also attended DePaul University in Chicago, Ill. Joanne was a neuro-surgical scrub nurse for several years at Billings Hospital at the University of Chicago.

She then moved to Indianapolis where sh met her husband Jerry J. Johnston.

They have seven children who survive: J ulie of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Jennifer (Richard) Luttrell of Culver ; Jeffery (Brigida) of Argos; Joel of Zionsville; Jill (Leroy) Ash of Logansport; Jared (Meyla) of Sandpoint, Idaho; and Jack (Anne) of Culver . She is survived by 12 grandchildren.

Joanne enjoyed needlepoint, reading, crossword puzzles, bridge and gardening.

She and her husband lived in Culver for 40 years.

She also lived in Costa Rica for 10 years then moved to Naples, Fla.

Joanne was preceded in death by her parents and a niece she and Jerry raised.


Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers donations my be made to the St. Sugustine Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor (317-872-6420, ext 211 or www.saintaugustinegarden.org/abouthome.htm) or the the St. Vincents Foundation (317-338-2338 or www. stvincent.org/ourlocations/hospitals/indianapolis/foundation/ default.htm.) both in Indianapolis.






Joanne Johnston
Nov. 8, 1929 - March 10, 2007

NAPLES, FL - Joanne (Toeppe) Johnston, 77, of Naples, Florida, died Saturday, March 10th, 2007.

She was born Nov 8, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Clarence and Helen Toeppe.

Joanne graduated from Frankfort Indiana High School and attended St. Elizabeth's School of Nursing in Lafayette, IN, where she graduated as a registered nurse. She also attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL.

Joanne was a neurosurgical scrub nurse for several years at Billings Hospital, the University of Chicago.

She then moved to Indianapolis, IN, where she met her husband, Jerry J. Johnston. They have seven children who survive, Julie of Colorado Springs, CO, Jennifer (Richard) Luttrell of Culver , IN, Jeffrey (Brigida) of Argos IN, Joel of Zionsville, IN, Jill (Leroy) Ash of Logansport, IN, Jared (Meyla) of Sandpoint, ID, and Jack (Anne) of Culver , IN.

She is also survived by 12 grandchildren. Joanne enjoyed needlepoint, reading, crossword puzzles, bridge and gardening.

She and her husband lived in Culver , Indiana, for 40 years. She had also lived in Costa Rica for 10 years, then moved to Naples, Florida.

Joanne was predeceased by her parents and by a niece she and Jerry raised.

Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Augustine Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor @ 317-872-6420, ext. 211; or to the St. Vincent Foundation @ 317-338-2338, both in Indianapolis, IN.
South Bend Tribune on 3/20/2007.






24 April 2008 Culver Citizen

Naples, Fla. - Jerry Joseph Johnston, 80, died Tuesday April 1st in Naples, Fla.

Suffering from cancer, he fought the good fight until the very end. Jerry was born Oct. 21, 1927 in Indianapolis, to parents Fred andAnna Johnston.

He was married July 5, 1957 to Joanne Toeppe, who preceded him in death on March 10, 2007. Jerry was a veteran of the U. S. Army

After the war he joined his father's company in Indianapolis, Construction Digest, where he was instrumental in growing the company into a multi-state regional publication. After 40 years in the industry, he retired as an individual investor in Culver .

He spent his leisure time on Lake Maxinkuckee with his family, playing gold with firends and traveling extensively with his beloved wife. Jerry was an excellent cook and took pride in providing for his family in any way he could. For a number of years he spent winters in Costa Rica before settling in Naples, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a niece, Michelle Teoppe, who he and Joanne raised.

He is survived by seven children, Julie of Colorado Springs, Colo; Jennifer (Richard) Luttrell of Culver , Jeffery (Brigida) of Argos, Joel of Zionsville, Jill (Leroy) Ash of Logansport, Jared (Melya) of Sandpoint, Idaho and Jack (Anne) of Culver . He is also survived by a sister Mary Anne Howard of Indianapolis; brother Fred Gordon Jr. of Indianapolis; and 13 grandchildren.

Visitation and burial services are [were] private. I lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in the name of Jerry and Joanne Johnston to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105-3847

www. avowhospice. org. Arrangements by Walter Shikany's Bontis Funeral Home, Bonita Springs, Fla.






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