Joyce Agnes Johnson, a 78 year old resident of
Sequim, Washington, passed away July 3, 2016, due
to lung cancer.
She was born to George Edward
Rose and Ada Phyllis Schwitzer
Rose in Shanghai, China, on
January 16, 1937.
On June 7, 1957, Joyce married
Frederick Robert Johonson in Los
Joyce worked as an executive
secretary for Space and
Communications at Hughes Aircraft
Company in El Segundo, California, and retired to the
Olympic Peninsula in 1993.
She loved to travel and had visited all 50 states.
She was always excited for the Christmas holiday
season, as it was her chance to go to California and
visit family and long-time friends.
She volunteered her time to various organizations
and belonged to many clubs, including Lady of the
Elks/Daughters of the Nile, Travelks #2642, Red
Hat Society, P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational
Organization), League of British Women and the
She is survived by her husband Frederick Robert
Johnson; daughter Lori Ann (David Christopher)
Shuck of Manhattan Beach, California; son Jeffrey
Robert Johnson of Sequim; sisters Dorothy Jiron
of Glendale, California, Elizabeth Waaler of Indio,
California, and Gloria Rose of Downey, California;
brothers Charles (Maritza) Rose of Oxnard,
California, and Robert “Sonny” (Susan) Rose of
Sequim; and granddaughter Allison Lauren Shuck of
Manhattan Beach, California.
She is preceded in death by her mother Ada Phyllis
Rose, father George Edward Rose, sister Patricia
Pointer and brother William Rose.