A. Karen Johnson

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – A. Karen Johnson, 73, of Redwood City, Calif., was buried at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Smith Township Cemetery in North Benton.

A private family viewing and funeral service was held Monday morning at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem.

She died art 4 a.m. Feb. 22, 2014 at her home in Redwood with her longtime caregiver Ruth Alcantar.

She was born on Nov. 28, 1940 in Frametown, W.Va., the daughter of the late John Franklin and Myra Victoria (Craft) Johnson.

She is survived by her children, Curt, Frank, Clyde, Christine and David Tinley and Joanna Goff; siblings Sharen (Ken) O’Brock of North Benton, Walter (Maridel) Jackson of Iowa and George Johnson of Carrollton.