Mary Jo (Dunbar) Johnston
Mary Jo Johnston, 76, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away January 3, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 am, Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at St. Michael and All Angels Church, 6630 Nall, Mission, KS 66202. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Pastoral Care Ministry at St. Michael.
She was born February 7, 1935 in St. Joseph, Missouri, daughter of Harry and Grace Dunbar. She graduated from East Buchanan High School in Gower, Missouri and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Home Economics from the University of Missouri at Columbia. Mary Jo was retired from Kansas University Hospital as a Dietetic Technician. She resided at Shawnee Gardens Nursing and Rehab Center for the last few years of her life.
Mary Jo was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Thomas G. Johnston. She is survived by her children, Vince (Cindy) Johnston, Leawood, Kansas and Renee (Jim) Sanders, Lenexa, Kansas, six grandchildren, Bryce, Aubrey, Emily, Caroline, Lauren and Mary Kate and one brother John D. (Jack) Dunbar and his wife Karin, Kansas City, Missouri.