Helen Johnson, 79

Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Helen S. Johnson, 79, of Indian Cove, died Thursday Dec. 23, 2004, at her home with her family by her side.

Memorial services were held Monday, Dec. 27, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Mountain Home. Arrangements under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, Mountain Home.

Helen was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Arbon Valley, Idaho, to Frank and Hazel Swim.

After graduating from high school Helen went on to Idaho State University and graduated with an Associate Degree in Business Administration.

Helen married Sigert E. Johnson, on Oct. 25, 1950, and moved to Indian Cove where they lived 54 years and raised their family. Helen's life goal was to be at home and to raise and educate her five children, her family noted.

"Helen was a wife, mother, grandmother, seamstress and a devoted Ctristian. Helen enjoyed quilting, sewing, music and her friends. Helen loved many and was loved by all," her family said.

Helen is survived by: her husband, Sigert, of Indian Cove; a son, Andrew, and his wife, Loma, and their three children of Indian Cove; four daughters, Debbe Johnson of Boise, Cassie Ragenovich and her husband, Michael, of College Place, Wash., Julie Johansen and her husband, Kim, of Twin Falls, and Melissa Perry and her husband, Marvin, and daughter of Roy Utah; one brother, Hugh Swim, and his wife, Helm of Melba; one sister, Dorothy Qaeler, and her husband, John, of Salt Lake City.

Memorial contributions be made in Helen's name to Desert View Christian Church 2425 American Legion Blvd., Mountain Home, ID 83647.