In Memory of




Obituary for Mary Frances Johnson

Mary Frances (Berge) Johnson passed away peacefully at age 74 from her battle of Pancreatic cancer on June 2, 2022, surrounded by her husband & six children at her home in Cedar City, Utah. Mary was born in Chico, CA, on December 29, 1947, to Howard Gordon Berge and Margaret Carol (Gordon) Berge and was the oldest of seven siblings.
Mary graduated from Auburn High School in Auburn, WA, and received a bachelor's degree in Human Development from Washington State University. Mary worked as a Social Worker for several years and was very active in the LDS church.
Mary enjoyed traveling, rockhounding, and researching genealogy. She loved her family and serving others. She lived in California, Washington, Alaska, and Utah.
Mary gave birth to seven children and raised six, and raised niece, Kaylee Powers & nephew, Curtis Neidigh. As well as various grandchildren throughout her lifetime. Mary is preceded in death by daughter Mary Cathleen, her parents, and brothers Glenn and Raymond.
Mary is survived in life by her loving husband Bruce, her daughters Karen (Peter) Eden, Wendy (Daniel) Billings, Cynthia (Sandra) Phillips-Johnson, her sons Brad (Stacy), Brock, and Brian (Sarah); 4 sisters, Karen (Paul) Wilkinson, Patricia Neidigh, Angie Cope and Pamela Trammell and 3 brothers, Denver Woolever, Jimmy Berge & Michael (Joy) Berge. As well as 22 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Mary will be missed by her family, relatives and a lifetime of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday June 7, 2022 at 11:00 am at the Enoch West Stake Center (3575 North Minersville Hwy). There will be a viewing at the same location just prior to services from 9:30-10:30 am. Interment will be at the Cedar City Cemetery under the direction of Heartlight Affordable Funeral Services. On line Condolences Can be sent to her memorial page at