Marjorie Johnson


Marjorie Johnson (Marge) of Clatskanie passed away on May 22, 2019 at St. Johns Medical Center surrounded by her family.

Marge was born on June 4, 1940 in St. Helens, Oregon. She graduated from Clatskanie High School in 1958.  She married Herman W. Johnson Sr. on Nov. 29, 1958 in Clatskanie. They were married until his death in July 2004.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing Bingo and gardening.

She and Herman were foster parents for 13 years. Later in life she worked for the Clatskanie Senior Center driving a bus and was an in-home caregiver for many years. She was involved in many activities including Clatskanie Rebekah’s Lodge, Clatskanie Firebelles, 4-H and Scouting.

Marge is survived by her daughters Terri Chapel (Larry) of Troy, Montana, Cindy Nolan of Clatskanie, and Jennie Heimann (Bryan) of Vader, Washington; sons Bill (Clara) Johnson of Depoe Bay, Oregon and Chuck (Teresa) Johnson of Clatskanie. She was a proud grandma to 11 grandkids and 10 great-grandkids. 

A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. on Sat., June 29, 2019 at Quincy Grange in Quincy, Oregon.