Holly Lynn Johnson
February 4, 1947 - July 5, 2018
Holly Lynn Johnson passed away peacefully on July 5, 2018. She was born February 4, 1947, the oldest daughter of Duane and Ethel Johnson of Shickley.
Holly graduated from Shickley High School in 1965 and attended Kearney State College in Kearney, Nebraska, earning a bachelor’s degree in Sociology.
Holly moved to Denver, Colorado to find work and lived there more than a decade. She moved back to Nebraska in the early 80′s to study computer programming and took a position as a teacher with Central Community College at Hastings and later Columbus, retiring in 2013.
Holly was admired for her knowledge of cooking, books, politics, family history, and the history of the town of Shickley, Nebraska.
Holly is survived by her mother, Ethel, her sisters, Carol Mischke of Austin, TX and Kay Johnson (Ken Barnes) of Minneapolis, MN, 2 nieces, Ciel Mischke of Dallas, Tx, Jennie Barnes Manning (Sam) Minneapolis, MN, and grand nephew, Soren Manning.
A memorial service will be held at Shickley United Methodist Church at a future date. Please send condolences to Ethel Johnson, Cottonwood Place, 3271 29th Ave. Rm. # 120 Columbus, NE 68601