Kelli A. Johnson, 6, of Akron, died Thursday, June 13, at a Sioux City hospital after a three-year courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services for Kelli Ann Johnson of Akron, were held June 17, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, with Reverend Curtis Matson, officiating. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Arrangements were made by Schroeder Funeral Home, Akron.
Kelli was born June 13, 1996 in Sioux City, the daughter of Kent and Kathy (Grieme) Johnson. Kelli just completed Kindergarten at Akron-Westfield School in Akron. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she attended Sunday School. She was a member of the Akron Dancers. In her free time she was an avid "Westerner" ball fan, loved to read, play on her "Rug Rats" computer, and most of all play with her friends and spend time with her family. Kelli touched so many lives by her love for life and her laughter.
Survivors include her parents, Kent and Kathy Johnson; two sisters: Shelby and Tasha at home; paternal grandparents Jerry and Mary Johnson of Early; maternal grandparents Ronald and Karen Grieme of Schaller; two maternal great-grandmothers: Inez McDonough of Sac City, and Mabel Grieme of Storm Lake; four uncles and their wives: Kevin and Brenda Grieme, Doug and Tricia Johnson, Kevin and Kathy Johnson, Brent and Lora Johnson; five aunts: Deb Ayers and her husband Kelvin, Beth Whitmore, Genise Jentz and her husband Joel, Terry Craig and her husband Todd, and Karol Craig and her husband Chris; and 18 cousins.
Kelli was preceded in death by two great-grandmothers and four great grandfathers.