Funeral Arrangements

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Marjorie Lucille Jimmerson

Marjorie Lucille Jimmerson, 83, Alta passed away on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake, after a brief illness.

Memorial Services were held Monday, Aug. 20 at the United Methodist Church in Alta with Pastor Terry W. Pollard officiating. Inurnment was at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Alta. Barker Funeral Home of Alta was in charge of arrangements.

Marjorie was born Sept. 10, 1923, to George and Blanche (Kessler) Hills in Newell. Her family moved to the Sioux Rapids area, where she attended and graduated from the Sioux Rapids Community School.

On May 23, 1942, she was united in marriage to Warren Jimmerson, who passed away on Feb. 11, 2007. Marge and Warren made their home in the Alta area the majority of their lives. She had various jobs during her life, the last being the secretary to the Alta High School principal for 18 years.

Marge was a very active member of the United Methodist Church of Alta, where she held the office of secretary for the Suzanna Wesley Circle and had also served as a trustee. She loved having a cup of coffee and was a faithful member of the morning ladies coffee group. She also enjoyed playing golf and a good card game of bridge or 500. Her true love was spending time with her family.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son - Steve and his wife Susan, Alta; her daughter - Lori and her husband Doug Gates, Aurora, Colo.; her brother - Lowell and his wife Bernadine Hills, Aurelia; a brother-in-law, Harry Jimmerson, Alta; four grandchildren, Marty Jimmerson, Wendi Geno, Bryan Gates, and Brent Gates; and seven great- grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 64 years, Warren; her parents, George and Blanche Hills; parents-in-law, Rolly and Alice Jimmerson; and an infant son, Thomas.

David V. Johnson

David V. Johnson, 63, died on Saturday, Aug. 11, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Memorial services were held on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Cross Pointe Church in Norman, Okla.

David was born April 3, 1944, in Cherokee, to David Sr. and Nina Johnson. He attended Alta Grade School and graduated from Alta High School in 1962. On Dec. 7, 1962, he was united in marriage to Connie Langlet in Sioux City, and they moved to California.

David worked for various defense contractors until he joined the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) as a police officer where he honourably and courageously served for 26 years. He retired in 1992 as Sergeant. David's years with the LAPD in the tumultuous '60s, '70s, '80s and early '90s gave him a profound sense of history and respect for the preservation of security, family and faith.

David was associated with the Los Angeles Retired Police Association; Oklahoma Private Investigator's Association; Oklahoma Law Enforcement Education and Training; Oklahoma Arthritis Foundation; Norman Chamber of Commerce; Norman Crime Stoppers. He was an avid computer user and managed Connie's Oklahoma Butter Braid Internet and business systems. He served as deacon at University Christian Church in Norman, Okla. and was currently a member of Cross Pointe Church in Norman, Okla.

At an early age, David was an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician. As an author, David published many short stories posted at http:// mucsblog.

David is survived by his wife of 44 years, Connie, Norman, Okla.; daughter, Robin Hall, Simi Valley, Calif.; two sons, Todd and Jan Johnson, San Clemente, Calif. and Chadd Johnson, Simi Valley, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Brittany and Tyler Hall, Peyton, Dane, and Callan Johnson and Megan and Logan Johnson; his mother, Nina Johnson, Alta; and niece LaDonna Brummer, Storm Lake and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends across the country.

He was preceded in death by his father.

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