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Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson, 67, of Charles City passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 at her home in Charles City surrounded by her loving family. Her wishes were to be cremated.

A Celebration of Life for Mary Johnson will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 1-5 p.m. at New Life Community Church, 1960 Gilbert Street (Old Highway 18 West), in Charles City.

Mary LaRena (Cummings) Johnson was born in Waterloo on June 27, 1948 to Ralph and Mary Gavetta (Roberts) Cummings.

She graduated from Osage Schools. After high school she attended Hamilton Business College in Mason City and graduated in accounting. She then worked in the accounting departments at Builders Supply, St. Clair Starks Clothing in Mason City, The Rouse Company in Baltimore, Maryland, Roberts Clothes of Charm in Charles City, Sara Lee in New Hampton, was the office manager for Drs. Pelz & Schmiedel, and co-owner of Johnson Accounting Service from 1982 until her death.

Mary is survived by he r husband Ken, son Justin, Brother Bob (Judy) Cummings, sister Kathy Nicholson, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Hauser Funeral Home, 641-228-2323, in Charles City, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Mary Johnson