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Joanna Aubel Johnson 1936 - 2014
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Joanna Aubel Johnson 1936 - 2014

HAYS — Joanna Aubel Johnson, 78, died Nov. 28, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. Born March 3, 1936, in Uniontown, she was the daughter of Clifford and Addie (Swink) Typer. On March 29, 1986, she married William “Bill” Aubel in Hays. He died on Sept. 26, 2008. She married Toby Johnson on Aug. 7, 2010, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was a real estate broker and owner of Aubel Realty. She loved playing bridge, cooking, reading, traveling, and helping others.
Joanna was a member of the Hays Board of Realtors, the Hays Arts Council, the Hays Medical Center Foundation, the Wilson Lake Association, the Smoky Hill Country Club, the Difference Makers organization at Fort Hays State University.  
Survivors include her husband, of the home; a son Joel Mollohan of Hays; a daughter Sue Ross and husband Roger of Edmond, Okla.; a stepson James Aubel and wife Mara of Lawrence; two brothers, Donald Typer of Hesston, and James Typer and wife Leigh of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two granddaughters, Leah Fiore and husband Andrew of Prescott, Ariz., and Lacey Sudik and husband Cody of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and four step-granddaughters, Vivian Aubel and Gabriella Aubel of Lawrence, Forrest Aubel of Maryland, and Ashley Aubel of Topeka.  
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church, 2900 Hall Street in Hays. Private family inurnment will be in the Mt. Allen Cemetery in Hays. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. today at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine Street, and from 1 p.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church. A recitation of the rosary will be held at 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested in Joanna’s memory to the St. Joseph Food Pantry, in care of the funeral home.  Condolences may be left for the family at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home*
1906 Pine Street
Hays, KS  67601
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Dec. 2, 2014