July 8, 1921 – December 26, 2012
Virgene Roma Johnson, age 91, of Venice, California and a former resident of Appanoose County, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at her home in Venice. She was born the daughter of Joseph and Lucile (Stuckey) Price on July 8, 1921 near Unionville, Iowa. She attended Udell Community Schools and later graduated from Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa.
Virgene moved to Los Angeles, California in the late 1940’s; On January 16, 1949, She was united in marriage to Leland H. Johnson in Glendale, California. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed her life as a wife,
She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Leland H. Johnson on February 1, 1993; brothers, Harry Price, Harold Price and Herb Price; sisters, Agnes Ford and Annabelle Cochran.
Virgene is survived by: her son, Richard H. Johnson and his wife, Joyce of Santa Monica, California; and a daughter, Julie Dagile of Venice, California; grandchildren, Cindy Manley and her husband, Scott of Washington, DC, Sara Howard and her husband, Deven of Central Point, Oregon and Kathy Dagile of San Francisco, California; also, a sister, Vera Young of Fairfield, Iowa
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Fairview Church of the Brethren near Udell, Iowa with Rev. Carl & Sharon Heien officiating. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery near Udell, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be held on Friday, January 4, 2012 from 5 pm until 7 pm at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa.
Memorials can be made to the Fairview Church of the Brethren and can be left at or mailed to the funeral home. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Centerville, Iowa has been entrusted with the arrangements for the Johnson family and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.comInformation provided by: Schmidt Family Funeral Home 501 North 18th Street Centerville, Iowa 52544 641.856.8661 www.schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com