Nina JOHNSON

Nina Stewart Johnson, late of Agassiz, B.C. passed away July 21, 2006 in Agassiz at the age of 85. Nina was born November 28, 1920 in Vancouver, B.C.

Nina is survived by her husband of 60 years,Wesley; son Jim (Deanna) Johnson; daughters Linda (Dennis) Schatkoske, Pat (Dietmar) Frey, Sandy (Frank) Simon; sister Sara Chapman, brothers Irwin (Ellen ) MacGregor, Phillip (Jocelyn) MacGregor; grandchildren Arlene, Clarissa, Jamie, Tamara, Jennifer, Michael, Lisa, Sarah, Franz; great-grandchildren Millar, Charlie, numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by parents, Duncan and Sarah MacGregor, brothers Robert and Alec MacGregor, sister Thelma Aitken.

Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. at the Agassiz United Church. Rev. Reg Brown officiating. Interment in Valleyview Cemetery.

Nina was always loving and giving to her family and to the community. Over the years she was involved in a variety of community groups and projects. For most of her adult years she was active at Agassiz United Church and was a longtime member of the UCW Fireside Unit.

Nina was never daunted by hard work and diligently completed every undertaking. She and Wes were successful partners in several businesses including Agassiz Builders’ Supply and Upper Valley Holdings. Nina enjoyed the fine arts, bridge, traveling, gardening, flowers, baking and canning, especially everything Wes brought in from the garden. She also enjoyed entertaining and was a gracious hostess. Nina valued her many friendships, some of which spanned more than seven decades. Despite her numerous responsibilities, Nina always put family first. She loved her immediate and extended family and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Should family and friends so desire donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. Yukon.