Nancy left us to be with her Lord in Heaven on October 12, 2016. She was born June 2, 1938, in Denver, Colorado, to parents Lauritz A. Larson and Opal L. Grinnell Larson.
She moved to Portland during the war. Her parents worked in the ship yard. They were the first family to live in Van Port housing. She married Danny Johnson in May of 1956, and from that union had four children, Cindy Sue, Tammy Kathleen, Steven Daniel and Danna Carol.
She attended First Assembly of God Church in Myrtle Creek.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and children, Cindy, Steven and Danna Carol; brothers, Frank Larson and Danny King; and sister, Betty McCracken of Riverside, CA.
She is survived by her love of 60 years, Danny Johnson; daughter, Tammy DeVries of Myrtle Creek; granddaughter, Amber (Balam) Perez; and great-grandson, Justin Johnson Perez, all of Roseburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
"My favorite childhood memories was living at Toketee Falls. Loved the rivers, forest and mountains. It smells so good up there. Also enjoyed being a horse riding family and our days down at the arena and our riding trips in the rain. Other favorite times was boating the rivers and lakes with Amber operating the boat. Then came the joy of watching Justin in the different sporting events. Life was good and I was blessed. I love each and every one of you. Till we meet again."
Mountain View Memorial Chapel, an informal viewing is set for Tuesday, October 18, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Per Nancy's request no services will be held and any donations be given to the Community Cancer Center.