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A Memorial Service for SC Johnson Heir Gene Johnson

Over 1,000 people showed up at the Prairie School yesterday for a service remembering Johnson family matriarch---Imogene "Gene" Johnson.  The SC Johnson heir died earlier this month at the age of 87. One of her children---Helen Johnson-Leipold---told the audience that "there was only one Gene" Johnson. She was the same in her private life as she was in her public life. The other Johnson children spoke as well. Both Fisk and Curt Johnson said they were thankful for their upbringing---and---added that they didn't fully appreciate it until later in life.