Sandra L. Johnson, 72 years, of West Unity, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014 at her home with her family at her side. Sandra was born June 19, 1941 in Wauseon, Ohio, the daughter of the late Orville W. and Doris M. (Lawrence) Rupp. She was a 1959 graduate of Pettisvlle High School. She married Richard H. “Dick” Johnson on April 3, 1960 in Tedrow, Ohio. Sandra worked alongside her husband Dick at Dick Johnson Insurance Agency in West Unity for 33 years, until her retirement in December 2003, when Dick sold the business. She was a member of the West Unity United Methodist Church where she was active in all aspects of the life of the church. She enjoyed reading a good book, scrapbooking, stamping, camping and fishing. Sandra and her husband Dick had visited 47 states during their travels.
Surviving is her husband, Dick of West Unity; one daughter, Christina R. (Alvin) Vasquez of Pulaski; one granddaughter, Julia M. Vasquez; two brothers-in-law David Biddle of Oak Shade, Ohio and Terry (Terri) Johnson of Wauseon. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Sarah E. Biddle and one brother, Stephen W. Rupp.
Visitation for Sandra L. Johnson will be held Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home 202 North Liberty Street, West Unity. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 14, 2014 in Floral Grove Cemetery, West Unity with Rev. Julia Ronngren officiating. A Celebration of Sandra’s life will then follow at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the West Unity United Methodist Church, 311 North Liberty Street, West Unity.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to West Unity United Methodist Church, 311 North Liberty Street, West Unity, Ohio 43570, Community Health Professionals Hospice, 127 Blakeslee Avenue, Bryan, Ohio 43506 or to KAMCO Relay for Life, C/O: Christina Vasquez, 1001 East Jackson Street, West Unity, Ohio 43570.