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Marilyn Alice Johnston

Feb 26, 2018


January 29, 1933 - February 24, 2018

Marilyn Alice Johnston, age 85, of Winfield, Iowa, formerly of Crawfordsville, Iowa, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Sunrise Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Winfield.

Celebration of life services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington, Iowa. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Friday. Interment will be at Cambrian Cemetery in Columbus Junction, Iowa. A memorial has been established for the Sunrise Terrace Nursing and Rehab Garden Terrace Wing. Online condolences may be sent for Marilyn's family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.

Marilyn was born January 29, 1933 in Yarmouth, Iowa, the daughter of Richard and Nina (Grannaman) Logan. She graduated from Mediapolis High School and was united in marriage to Allen Johnston on November 24, 1956 in Burlington, Iowa.

Marilyn helped her husband on their farm for many years and they later raised horses. She enjoyed cooking and gardening but her greatest love in life was spending time with her family. She was the best mother any three daughters could ask for and was a very loving grandmother.

Survivors include her daughters: Kim (Peter) Harman of Iowa City, Iowa; Lynne (Frain) Wagner of Danville, Iowa; and Joni (Randy) Jacobs of Ottawa, Ill.; grandchildren: Candace Smith, Kristal Peterson and Matt Reed; step-grandchildren: Tyler, Evan, Siendra, Fean, Jared and Jamie; eight great-grandchildren; and siblings: Dolores Mitchell, Ralph Logan and Patricia Karwatowicz.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1994; and six siblings

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