She graduated from New Augusta High School, and married J Norman Ely in 1940 (pictured right from 1950 Salem Parish Hall groundbreaking).
Johanne is survived by her brother John E. Meyers; sons Ralph N. Ely (Christine) and James F. Ely (Nika); daughter Susan Ely Carr; grandchildren Brian Ely, Melissa Ely Moore (Bruce), Christopher J. Ely, and Erin Carr Adams (Jason); and great-grandchildren Riley and Connor Moore. Johanne was preceded in death by her husband and brother James T. Meyers.
Services were held Tuesday, May 10
at Salem with burial at