Mrs. Erna L. Johnson of 1600 Ohio St. celebrated her 90th birthday Jan. 4 with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The former Erna L. Becker was born on Jan. 4, 1928, in Athens, Marathon County. She moved to Racine in 1952.
She married Nathaniel C. Johnson on June 23, 1956, in Racine. He died on Oct. 8, 1990.
Mrs. Johnson was employed by American Motors Corp./Chrysler for 37 years, retiring on Oct. 31, 1988.
She enjoys watching wrestling, fine dining, gardening, word searches, coloring books, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. Mrs. Johnson also enjoys baking cookies and is known as the “Cookie Lady.”
She is the mother of five children: Debra C. (Kenneth Evans) Johnson, Lisa M. Johnson and Marc (Marcella) Johnson, all of Racine; the late Curtis N. Johnson, and the late Charles Brown Jr. Mrs. Johnson has 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.