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Meredith Johnston

Meredith “Dolly” Johnston, 85, of Anamosa, went to be reunited with her loving husband, Karl D. Johnston, and daughter, Karen Hickey, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Funeral Service was Nov. 1, at United Methodist Church, Springville. Burial was at Shiloh Cemetery, Hiawatha.
Survivors include four daughters, Carol Falco, of Solon, Wendy (Lyle) Tompkins of Clarence, Nancy (Terry) Wurster of Springville, Joyce (Ron) Berg of Anamosa; two sons, Lyle (Kellie) Johnston of Claremore, Oklahoma, Jeff (JoLynn) Johnston of Napoleon, Kentucky; son-in-law, Dave Hickey of Cedar Rapids; 21 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; sister, Lenora and Frank Perez; brothers, Bill and Verlee Edwards, and Larry Edwards; and brothers-in-law, Claude Post, and Kenneth and Bev Johnston.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Karl D. Johnston; daughter Karen Hickey, son-in-law, Andy Falco; her parents, Raymond and Mildred Edwards, and sister, Barb Post.
Dolly was born Aug. 21, 1929, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Raymond and Mildred (Varner) Edwards. She was united in marriage to Karl D. Johnston on July 17, 1948. She was a lifelong homemaker. Together they resided in Springville. Karl and Dolly were foster parents to many children. After retirement, she and Karl moved to Anamosa. Dolly enjoyed playing cards with her many friends. She also bowled in many leagues. She liked going for walks, gardening and followed horse racing. She loved spending time with her family.
To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Meredith “Dolly” Johnston please visit murdochfuneralhome.com.