Marilyn Johnson Obituary

Marilyn Atcitty Johnson
Marilyn Atcitty Johnson

April 16, 1924 - November 11, 2018
Born in Sanostee, New Mexico
Resided in Brigham City, Utah
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Our loving mother, Marilyn Atcitty Johnson, 94 passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 11, 2018.
Marilyn was born into the T ł 'ááshchí'í (Red Bottom clan), born for Táchii’nii (Red Running into the Water People Clan) on April 16, 1924 in Sanostee, New Mexico a daughter of Etcitty Nez and Bah Bega.
She graduated from Shiprock High School in New Mexico and went on to get her Bachelor’s Degree at Utah State University. Marilyn believed education was important and continued working towards her Master’s Degree during summer breaks.
Marilyn has lived in Sanostee, NM; Richmond, CA; Wickenburg, AZ; Aneth, UT; and Brigham City, UT.
She married Matthew J. Johnson on December 12, 1944 in Carson City NV.
Marilyn was an award-winning traditional weaver, she also enjoyed sewing, crafting, traveling, going to Pow Wows, spending time with family, going to Wendover and camping. She was an amazing cook, everyone loved her dinner rolls and fry bread.
She was a teacher’s aide in Aneth, Utah, she taught Social Studies at Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City. When Intermountain closed she finished her career teaching Elementary in Sanostee, New Mexico.
Surviving are her children: Yazzie (Gail Bird), Ojo Caliente, NM; Kerry Allen, Brigham City, UT; Carol Ann, Brigham City, UT; Linda Kay Montez, Prescott, AZ; Dale Kelly (ArLene), Roy, UT; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and a wonderful niece, Louann Loock.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband, son David, granddaughter April, and great-granddaughter Cecilia.
Funeral services will be Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City, UT.
A viewing will be Saturday from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the Mortuary.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.
Special thanks to the staff at Peach Tree Place, West Heaven, UT and Canyon Hospice for all their loving care.




Myers Mortuary of Brigham City
205 South 100 East
Brigham City, UT US 84302
December 1, 2018
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Myers Mortuary of Brigham City
205 South 100 East
Brigham City, UT US 84302
December 1, 2018
11:00 AM