Juanita (Nicki) Johnson passed away peacefully on May 17, 2015 at Bastion Place in Salmon Arm, B.C at the age of 78.
Nicki was predeceased by her parents Waldemar and Elsie Protsch and niece Julie Schau. Left to mourn are her daughter Shanna (Kelly) Evanger and grandchildren Owen and Lauren, her brother Garry (Shirley) Protsch and nephew Parry (Jennifer) Protsch, her sister Karen (Rick) Humphreys and numerous cousins.
Nicki was born in Vermilion, Alberta on November 9, 1936. She was raised on a farm in Dewberry, Alberta and moved to B.C. in her 20’s. She lived in the Salmon Arm area for 25 years where she enjoyed music, gardening and crossword puzzles and was noted for her sense of humor. Nicki was very artistic and leaves as a legacy her artwork which depicted peaceful outdoor scenes.
The family wishes to thank Dr. McCallum, Shuswap Community Care and the staff at Bastion Place for the wonderful care they gave her.
A funeral service was held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 20th with Pastor Bill Kiesman officiating. Interment of Nicki’s cremated remains followed in Mount Ida Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Society or charity of your choice.
Online condolences can be sent through Nicki’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.