Caroline Marie Johnson

A native of Wyoming, Caroline graduated from Hanna High School as valedictorian of her class, and attended the University of Wyoming, where she earned degrees in German and anthropology. An herbalist extraordinaire, she was co-owner of Elk Mountain Herbs in Laramie. Caroline was also renowned for her excellent leather craft skills. She was the recipient of national awards for her leather work and instructed 4-H students in leather crafting for many years. She was the center of family life on her beloved Aspen Grove Ranch. Caroline was a sister, aunt, friend, mentor, teacher, and generous soul. She is missed and loved by so many.

Family members left behind are her brothers, Donald “Buster” Johnson, Arnold “Pete” Johnson, James “Sherman” Johnson; sister Ara Anderson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her parents, Marguerite Marie and Donald Schoen Johnson, and brother William “Schoen” Johnson preceded her in death.

Honorary pallbearers are her nieces and nephews:  Ken, Chad, Schoena, Tina, Amy, Kenny Lee, Kevin, Alden, Travis, Sue, Sam, Cameron, and Maggie.

Memorial on Friday, Aug. 31st, at high noon in Laramie at the Historic Laramie Railroad Depot and Celebration of her Life on Saturday, Sept 1st at 1 o’clock at Aspen Grove Ranch with a carry-in lunch following the scattering of her ashes.

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Condolences (2)

  • barb

    Yes, Caroline will be missed. Though I only knew her through the Herb House, she was a glow of special there. Many a chuckle over her sharing of her wisdom of the plant world, her wit enjoyed~her presence will continue to be felt I expect. A wonderful life she led and shared~

  • Lynda

    I have known Caroline for many years. She has been a big help to me. I appreciated her sweet spirit and hugs and generous nature. I will sorely miss her expertise and help. I feel like her passing has left a big hole in my world. I hope the warm memories of the family will bring them comfort.