News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 19, 2014

Minnie ‘Ann’ Johnson


---- — Minnie “Ann” Johnson, 97, of Mishawaka, and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away Friday evening, April 11, 2014, in Ironwood Health & Rehabilitation Center.

Ann was born Jan. 14, 1917, in Terre Haute, a daughter of the late John and Minnie Dora (Graiff) Mancourt. She lived most of her life in Terre Haute before moving to the Mishawaka area in 2008 to live near her son.

Ann was a homemaker and enjoyed making crafts. She loved chocolate and was very fond of dogs.

On Aug. 23, 1946, she married William Isaac Johnson, and he preceded her in death in 1995. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Phillips; two brothers, Charles and James Mancourt; and an infant brother, Edward.

Ann’s surviving family includes her son, Kit (Barbara) Johnson of Mishawaka; five grandchildren, Thaddius (Amanda), Amy, Laura, Sarah and Mark Johnson; three great-grandchildren, Haley, Jacob and Isaiah Johnson; and nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, with Pastor Merrill Weir Sr. officiating. A private family visitation took place in Mishawaka. Arrangements are under the care of Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, 503 W. Third St., Mishawaka.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

An online guest book with the ability to share memories and condolences with Ann’s family is available at: