Delores Johnson, 81, of Corning, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at her home. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Pearson Family Funeral Service and Cremation Center in Corning. Memorials may be directed to the family to be used for Care Initiatives Hospice in Greenfield or Living For Christ Outreach in Corning. Memories can be shared at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Delores Rae Johnson the daughter of Stephen Edward and Doris Mae (Christensen) Graham, was born on April 24, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from Wheaton High School with the class of 1957. Delores began her work with the National Farmers Organization as an office manager and in 1975 her work moved her to Corning, Iowa. She would later operate the Red Bull in Corning until staying home to raise her children. By the age of 50, Delores attended Southwestern Community College to become a registered nurse. After getting her degree, she worked at a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska and the Corning nursing home until her health declined.
Delores loved her family deeply and treasured time spent with them. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed collecting pigs. Delores was a member of the Red Hat Ladies and Living for Christ Outreach in Corning.
Left to mourn her passing are her children: Doris Isaacs and husband Ike of Great Falls, Montana, Stephanie Duval and significant other Jerry Fastenau of Corning, Iowa, Jon Moulton of Newark, Ohio, Chris Moulton of Des Moines, Iowa, Andrew Johnson and wife Misty of Corning, Iowa, Jeremiah Johnson of Bedford, Iowa, Tina Boswell and husband Chris of Corning, Iowa; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; special caretaker, Melodie Oliver of Corning; along with many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Preceding Delores in death were her parents, Stephen and Doris; son, David Bailey and brothers: Buddy and Gene Graham.