Looking for a particular obituary?

Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day.

Thank you for signing up for our e-newsletter!

You should start receiving the e-newsletters within a couple days.

Marilyn Johnson


Marilyn Jean Johnson, 74, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday,
May 3, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Newhall with Father Craig Steimel as celebrant. A time for food and fellowship will be held after Mass in the parish hall.
Marilyn is survived by her husband of
54 years, Gerald of Newhall; her children, Sondra (Tim) Cabell of Independence, DeAnn Johnson of Newhall and Todd Johnson of Norway; sister of heart, Julie Mask of Evansdale; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister and brother-in-law, Wanita and Darrell Spece.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Camp Courageous or Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters.
Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home of Vinton is caring for Marilyn and her family. Condolences may be left at www.vsrfh.com.