Carol L. Johnson, 83

Carol L. Johnson, 83, of North Manchester, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 as she was surrounded by her loving family.

Carol was born April 12, 1936 in Elwood, the daughter of Robert Henry and Rose Maryann (Semon) Laster. On June 3, 1956, she married Raymond “Max” Johnson, who survives.

Carol graduated from Wendell L. Willkie High School in Elwood and went on to work for several companies before retiring from CVS to take care of her mother.  She enjoyed drawing, painting, doing word searches, roller skating and liked to cook. She loved her family and enjoyed playing with her kids and grandchildren chasing them in the yard and swimming in the lake.

Carol is survived her husband of 63 years, Raymond; daughter Cindy Johnson of North Manchester; two sons, JR (Holly) Johnson of Elwood, and Robert Keith (Lorri) Johnson of North Manchester; five grandchildren Jason (Sara) Johnson of Watertown, S.D., Glendon Morgan and Austin Johnson both of North Manchester, Zachary Johnson and Landon Johnson both of Elwood; three great-grandchildren, David Nathaniel and Emily Joann both of Watertown, S.D., and Eli Alan of North Manchester.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Terry Laster and a sister Patricia Boyer.

A celebration of life in Carol’s honor will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were entrusted to Heritage Funeral and Cremation Services, Warsaw, Indiana. Online condolences may be left at

Posted on 2019 Aug 20