Louanna (Garrett) Johnson passed away, in Evansville, December 23, 2017.
She was born at home, in Montgomery Township, Gibson County, Indiana on January 18, 1942.
She was a 1961 graduate of Owensville High School. Louanna retired from the US Postal Service in 2002. A 21-year veteran, she was a dedicated and award-winning employee.
Louanna’s family and Christian faith were the most important things in her life. She lived for family get-togethers and any opportunity that allowed her to prepare food for her loved ones. Louanna was the master at hosting a wonderful Christmas.
Known as “Grams” to her grandchildren, Louanna especially excelled as a grandmother. All of her grandchildren’s interest and pursuits were of great signficance to her. She loved attending their many musical, academic and sporting events. Louanna was a Mater Dei wrestling and football fanatic.
A woman of many talents, Louanna possessed a curious mind, was an avid reader, quilter, seamstress, gardener, conversationalist, listener and scrapbooker. Those who knew her well would tell you her greatest talents were expressed in the kitchen. Her family and friends were spoiled by her delicious dishes. Her perseverance and strength inspired all who knew her.
Louanna is survived by her husband Johnny; her children Jennifer Tyner (Mike) of Wadesville and son, John (Stephanie) of Evansville; brother Dean Garrett (Kathie) of Owensville; sister Joyce Wilson of Princeton; Cody Garrett (Helen) of Vincennes and brother Ray Garrett (Sharon) of Princeton; grandchildren Steven Tyner, Alex, Whitney and Max Johnson, all of Evansville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Kathryn and Albert Garrett and her brother, Jerald.
The family wishes to thank the staff of West River Rehab and Kindred Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion.
Visitation will be 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, and funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Holder’s Funeral Home, 319 S. Main St., Owensville with burial at Maumee Cemetery.
Louanna and her husband put their substantial gardening talents toward contributing to the Christian Life Center.