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October 23, 2013

Esther E. (Bach) Johnson, 98

Bradford — Esther E. (Bach) Johnson, 98, went home to be with her Lord at the home of her daughter in Bradford, MA surrounded by family who loved her.

Esther Bach was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, the daughter of missionaries T.J. and Anna Bach. She married Earl Johnson of Chicago, IL in 1934. Their family of five children grew up in Wheaton, IL. After the death of her husband of fifty-eight years, Esther moved to Minnetonka, MN, where she lived until 2009.

She is survived by her five children and their spouses, Bruce and Delores Johnson of San Diego, CA, Randall and Marcia Johnson of Longwood, FL, Gayle and Douglas Stuart of Bradford, MA, Barbara and Lowell Johnson of Vancouver, WA, and Dan and Jill Johnson of Medina, MN, as well as twenty-four grandchildren and thirty-two great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: Memorial Service to honor her life will be held at Linebrook Church, 391 Linebrook Rd., Ipswich, MA on Friday, October 25, 2013, at 2:00 PM. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.