April 29, 1936-Sept. 19, 2018
Submitted by Graham-Hitch Mortuary
Marge Johnson passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 19th in Pleasanton. Marge was born in Minnesota in 1936, grew up in Long Beach, California, and attended Stanford University where she met her husband of 57 years, Rudolph Johnson, whom she married in 1958. She worked as a teacher for many years before becoming a successful realtor, working in Palo Alto and Pleasanton. Marge was active in community affairs her entire life, including serving as president of local organizations including the Stanford Club and local chapters of the American Association of University Women and the Great Books Council. Her hobbies included reading and travel. Marge is survived by her brother, Martin McNair; sister-in-law Janis McNair; son Kurt Johnson; daughter-in-law, Anne Johnson; grandson, Luke Johnson; daughter, Kirsten Otey; son-in-law, Ned Otey; and grandsons Nathan Otey, Travis Otey, and Andrew Otey. Marge’s Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday morning, September 29th at St. Clare's Episcopal Church: 3350 Hopyard Road in Pleasanton, CA, followed by a reception. All are invited. Memorial donations may be made to St. Clare’s Episcopal Church in Pleasanton.