98 of 710 N. Main St. and formerly of San Clemente, CA, died at 12:45 pm Saturday, December 17, 2005 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.
She was born April 20, 1907 in Long Island, NY to Spencer Johnstone, a Navy captain and Madge Pabst of the Pabst Brewing Company empire. She married Ervin John “Ed” Yoho in 1931 in California. She later married Arthur Hartmann in 1938. He preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Lloyd (and Joanne) Yoho of Abingdon; 2 grandsons, Mitch Yoho and Matt Yoho, both of Abingdon; 4 great grandchildren, Amanda, Ryan, Rylie and Ryder; 1 great-great grandson, Tyrail.
She moved to California at the age of 4, where she would spend the next 90 years. She moved back to Abingdon 5 years ago and made her home with her son and daughter-in-law.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Abingdon.
During her lifetime, she had the good fortune of being friends with such people as John Wayne, James Arness and Zane Gray as well as many producers and directors.
In her younger years she was a bookkeeper for Ralph’s Grocers in California.
Graveside service will be at 11:00 am Wednesday at the Abingdon Cemetery. Rev. M. Annette Faull will officiate. Visitation will from 10:00 to 11:00 am Wednesday at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Abingdon First Congregational Church.