Letha May Johnson of Aberdeen, Washington, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan 17, 2020, at her daughter’s home while surrounded by her family. Letha was born May 11, 1942, in Jerome, Idaho. She was raised in Idaho, Olympia, Ocosta and Hoquiam, where she graduated Hoquiam High School in 1960.
On May 1, 1970, she married Juan Theodore Johnson and they lived happily together until he died Aug 30, 2017.
Letha, a breast cancer survivor, worked 35 years for the Culinary Alliance & Bartenders Union Local 791 as the union representative for Grays Harbor and Pacific counties. She proudly served the members of her union as president and business agent for 35 years.
Letha dedicated her life to serving her union members; giving back to the local community, food banks, cancer walks and many other charities; and spending time with her family. She loved taking car rides to the beach and spending time in Seaside, Oregon. Her greatest passion was spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s activities.
She is survived by her son Wayne Lloyd and daughter-in-law Cindy Lloyd of Montesano; daughter Carmen Eucker and son-in-law Don Eucker of Aberdeen; son Ron Lloyd and daughter-in-law Cindy Tompkins of Bellevue, Washington; daughter-in-law Jessie Carter of Aberdeen; and 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by son Allen Carter Jr.
A celebration of her life is scheduled for Saturday, Feb 8, from 1-4 p.m. at the Moose Lodge in Montesano, Washington.
Her family has asked that gifts be in the form of donations made on behalf of Juan and Letha Johnson to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are entrusted to Harrison Mortuary of Aberdeen.