Arlene Johnson (Offerdahl) nee Christianson, 95, of Viroqua died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017.
Arlene was born March 7, 1922, to Gilbert and Alfhild (Andersen) Christianson in the Timber Coulee area, where she was raised. She attended school in Timber Coulee and went to church in Westby. On Jan. 22, 1942, Arlene married Otis Offerdahl. After Otis’s death in 1992, she would later marry Eldon Johnson.
Arlene is survived by four daughters, Judy (Dave) Markee, Janice Jeffords, Joan (Mark) Timmerman, and Jackie Olsen; grandchildren, Terry Markee (Dayna), Kim Fry, Amy (John) Bahr, Adam (Tricia) Jeffords, Aaron (Laura) Timmerman, Ashley (Matthew) Pomante Timmerman, Joshua (Tracy) Olsen, and Amanda Olsen; great-grandchildren, Breanna (Vinton) Andersen, Alisha Markee (Craig), Jacob Fry, Collin Eggen, Madysen Fry, Matthew and Samantha Bahr, Sophie Pomante, Andrew and Peyton Olsen, and Klayton, Kalen, and Kiki Olsen; great-great-grandchildren, Vinton III, Cayden, Jason, Lily, and Rowen; stepchildren, Sharon Mikkelson, Jim Johnson, and Laura Johnson; sister, Eunice Mathison; sister-in-law, Mallie Gald; as well as by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Otis Offerdahl and Eldon Johnson; two sisters, Muriel Bushek, and Gladys Grindle; son-in-law, Ken Jeffords; stepdaughter, Shirley Stewart; and by other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Kickapoo United Lutheran Church. Pastor Chuck Miller will officiate with burial to follow in the Kickapoo Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. till the time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
In lieu of plants or flowers, memorials may be given to the Kickapoo United Lutheran Church.
The Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family. Online Condolences may be offered at www.VossFH.com.