Lois Johnson, 95Lois Kathryn Johnson, 95, of Red Wing, died Sunday, Dec. 25, at her home at Deer Crest.
Lois Kathryn Johnson, 95, of Red Wing, died Sunday, Dec. 25, at her home at Deer Crest.
She was born on Aug. 2, 1916, in Red Wing, to Helmer and Etta (Johnson) Dahlgren. She graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1934. On Sept. 21, 1939, in Red Wing, she married Donald Johnson. They lived in Red Wing and then moved to San Francisco, Calif., while Donald was in the service. They returned to Minnesota, for a short time lived in St. Paul, and then returned to Red Wing. Donald died on Dec. 13, 2000.
She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Leo C. Peterson American Legion Post #54 Auxiliary, Burnson-Lillyblad VFW Post #1218 Auxiliary, and the Mississippi Golf Links. Lois enjoyed baking, sewing and cross-stitch, card and word games, golf, watching sports, ringing bells, and reading.
Survivors include three children, Gary (Yunsheng) of Ashland, Mo., David (Janet) of Princeton, N.J., and Terry (Kelly) Rusch of Red Wing; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Muriel Dahlgren, Connie Fieldhausen, Jean Volland, and Doris Hutchson.
Memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at Deer Crest Memorial Room with Rev. Michael Dobbins officiating. Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be for 1 hour prior to the service.
Funeral arrangements are by the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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