Emma M. (Clem) Johnson

May 25, 1930 ~ July 13, 2021 (age 91)


Emma M. Johnson (Clem) passed away on July 13, 2021 at Caley Ridge Assisted Living in Englewood, CO.   She was born May 25, 1930 in Lawrence County, IL, the daughter of Willard Eugene and Mary Marguerite (Gordon) Burbank.

She was a graduate of Lawrenceville High School.  She moved to Plano, Il after graduation where she lived until 1971 when she moved to Denver, CO.  Clem also lived in Flagstaff, AZ and Albuquerque, NM before returning to Denver in 2011.

She worked in electronics at Western Electric, Martin Marietta (Lockheed Martin), Honeywell and Gore Manufacturing before retiring to Albuquerque.  While in Albuquerque, she volunteered for hospice for several years.  Clem loved playing bridge and being with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Alvin (Al) Johnson of Englewood, CO, daughter, Judi Bishop (Jim) of Highlands Ranch, CO, son, Rodney Naker (Jeanine) of Rosharon, Tx, son, Russell Johnson of Kenmore, WA, and son, Scott Johnson (Tracy) of Denver, CO. She is also survived by several grandchildren:  Heather Schichtel of Lafayette, CO, Ryan Simms of Arvada, CO, Mark Naker of Lake St. Louis, MO, Keith Naker of Eureka, CA, Stefani Johnson of Arcadia, CA, Jennifer Johnson of Capitola, CA and Josh Johnson of Kenmore, WA and by 6 great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, three brothers; Roy Burbank, Oliver (Buck) Burbank and Harry Burbank; three sisters; Mary Bob "Bobbie" Lindke, Mavis Morphey and Dovey Ann Zielinski as well as her first husband, William (Bill) Naker and 2 great grandchildren; Jack Schichtel and Samantha Schichtel.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to:

Bristol Hospice

5700 S. Quebec St.  #310

Greenwood Village, CO  80111

In memory of Clem Johnson


Memorial Service
August 7, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Horan & McConaty Family Chapel
5303 E. County Line Road
Centennial, CO 80122
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