She went peacefully to Heaven in March 2015, in the Spokane Valley.
She moved to the U.S.A. in the early 1950’s to live with her sister Rosalie and Ralph Hattamer and family in Wisconsin.
Later she moved to Spokane where she was employed by White’s Boots, where she met the love of her life, John Johnson.
They married in 1974 and continued working together until they retired to spend more time fellowshipping with family and friends.
Therese enjoyed her summer hobbies of hiking, swimming boating and picnicking, mainly at her and John’s cabin at Twin Lakes.
When not there, you could find her with friends quilting or with the Altar Society, of St. Aloysius Church, where she received an outstanding achievement award.
St. Aloysius Church was a big part of her life for over 40 years.
She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Therese is survived by her many nephews and nieces and their extended families.
Therese was preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents, Franz and Rosalie Mitterweger; her siblings Rosalie, Michael and Frank; nephews, Stephen and Elias.
Thank you to STA, Cozy Place and Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Hospice of Spokane or Meals on Wheels.
There will be a Rosary at 7pm, Monday, April 6th at Hennessey Funeral Home, 1315 North Pines, Spokane Valley.
A memorial mass will be held at 12 noon, Tuesday, April 7th at St. Aloysius Church, 330 E. Boone Ave., Spokane, WA.
Please visit Therese’s online memorial and leave a message of condolence at hennesseyfuneralhomes.com
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