STORY CITY - Anita Marie (Tjelmeland) Johnson, 68, of Story City, died Monday, May 27, 2019, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. Funeral services will be Friday, May 31, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Petri Lutheran Church in Story City. Burial will follow in the Roland Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at St. Petri Lutheran Church.
Anita Marie Johnson was born on April 2, 1951, in Ames, Iowa, to Talmer and Stella (Enes) Tjelmeland. She worked as a technician at Bournes for many years and then as a supervisor at Greenbelt Home Care in Iowa Falls. Anita married Alan Johnson on Oct. 12, 1985. She and Alan lived in Iowa Falls for 31 years until moving to Story City in 2018. Anita was a member of St. Petri Lutheran Church and she enjoyed gardening both vegetables and flowers, woodworking and finishing, family history, photographing old barns and traveling, especially her trip to Norway.