ESCANABA - Elvera S. Kickbusch, 100, of 1401 N. 23rd. St., Escanaba, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. She was born July 12, 1912 in Hermansville, Mich., and was the daughter of Andrew and Ruth (Swanson) Johnson. Elvera graduated from Escanaba High School in 1930. The former Elvera S. Johnson married Donald F. Kickbusch on Nov. 5, 1938, at Calvary Baptist Church in Escanaba and he preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 2010. Elvera and Donald were married 71 years. Elvera was a life member of the Calvary Baptist Church since 1923 and she was dedicated to her church and her Christian faith. She enjoyed weaving, quilting, sewing, and gardening.