ROCKWELL CITY – Mary Jo Johnson 87, formerly of Rockwell City, was called to heaven by her heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park in Overland Park, Kansas. Her wishes were to be cremated. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating. Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.

Mary Jo is survived by her daughters, Barbara Vander Linden and her husband Bob of Overland Park, Kansas, and Peggy Johnson of West Des Moines; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister Bettie Jespersen of Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her husband Eldon; parents, Lester and Muriel Wessels Hinton; and brother Dick Hinton.