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Yvette Marie (Abston) Johnson

October 17, 1968 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 51)


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Yvette Marie Johnson, age 51, of Wolcottville, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Yvette was born in Independence, Kansas on October 17, 1968 to Ralph Abston and Altalee (Moran) Stellhorn. She graduated from Oxford High School, Oxford, Kansas; Kansas State University and IPFW. She married Brandon Gregory Johnson on October 12, 2000 in Miami, Florida. Yvette was a special education teacher’s aide at Prairie Heights Junior High School.

Survivors include:
Husband, Brandon Johnson of Wolcottville.
Daughter, Tahlia Johnson of Wolcottville.
Mother, Altalee Stellhorn of Fort Wayne.
Father, Ralph Abston of Howe.
Brother, Nicholas Abston of Nashville and his two daughters, Stella and Sophia Abston.
Brother, Christopher Abston of Fort Wayne.
Mother and father-in-law, Sharron (Peachey) and Richard Johnson of Williamsburg, Virginia.
Brother-in-law, Trenton and Lanee Johnson of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and their two children, Tate and Kyrie Johnson. 
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Max and Ruth Peachey. 

Visitation will be held Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. 
Memorial donations in Yvette’s honor may be made to the Prairie Heights Theater Department.
There will be a gathering and celebration of Yvette’s life later. Date and location to be announced. 
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.

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June 20, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Family will hold a gathering at later date

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