Margaret Christine (Johnson) Boschowitzki, 91, Ellis, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society, Hays.

She was born March 8, 1928, in Yocemento to Sophus and Bertha (Brown) Johnson.

She married Reinhold Boschowitzki on July 4, 1964, in Ellis. He preceded her in death Dec. 22, 2010. She was a nanny early on helping when her siblings had babies taking care of the older nieces and nephews. She was a licensed practical nurse for 44 1/2 years at St. Anthony Hospital until retiring in September of 1992. Most of those years were spent working in the OB Department taking care of several generations of babies. She was also a farmer alongside her husband.

Survivors include a daughter, Amy Herl and husband, AJ, Ogallah; three grandchildren, Jared Herl, Jetmore , Katelyn and Ryan Herl, both of Ogallah; a brother-in-law, Sam Higgins, Midland, Mich.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Charles and John Johnson; a sister. Alice Fleming; and a twin sister, Mary Higgins.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637; burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are suggested to wishes of the family in care of the funeral chapel.

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