Sarah Frances Johnson, 74 years old, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Hillside Manor, Beaver Dam, following a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 23 at 1:30 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Horicon, with the Chaplain Dennis Richards officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, May 24th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon.
Sarah was born on September 11, 1939, the daughter of George and Lois (Radke) Ulmer in Horicon, WI. Her father George owned and operated the Horicon Furniture Store and the Ulmer Funeral Home for many years.
After graduating from Horicon High School in 1957, Sarah attended the University of Wisconsin Madison for two years before transferring to Northwestern University, where she was a 1961 graduate. Sarah had remarkable singing and acting talents and she performed in numerous musicals in both high school and college.
For many years, Sarah lived in Los Angeles, CA and worked in advertising, first with retail stores where she also coordinated many high-end fashion shows