DELORES JOHNSTON

djohnston-for-website.jpgDelores Johnston, of Braham, died on Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 at the GracePointe Crossing Care Center in Cambridge. She was 73 years.

FUNERAL SERVICES will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6th, 11:00 A.M. at Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham. VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Delores Lorraine Johnston, of Braham, passed away on Monday, December 1, 2008 at the GracePointe Crossing Care Center in Cambridge. She was 73 years old.

Delores was born on November 27, 1935 to parents Ben and Lillian (Stensgard) Venstad in Fargo, North Dakota. She grew up and attended school in Fargo, ND.

On May 17, 1952 Delores was united in marriage to Gerald Gene Johnston in Minneapolis, MN. Together they made their home in Minneapolis before they moved to their home north of Braham in 1974.

Delores worked at Amoco Plastic in Mora for many years as well as tending to her home and family. Her hobbies included fishing, and tending to her vegetable garden. Delores would can her produce and make the best pickles to share with her family. Delores has also been an avid doll collector for more than 30 years. She loved animals especially her cat “Little Joe”. Delores will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Delores is preceded in death by her parents, husband Gerald, one brother, and two sisters.

She is survived by sons Mark (Josephine) Johnston of Webster, MN; and Wade Johnston of St. Cloud; daughters Cindy (Bob) Frydenlund of Braham; and Sherry (Leo) Streiff of Lakeville; grandchildren Jennifer (Donald) McBride, Jessica (Joel) Peterson, Justina Christenson, Julie Christenson, Corinne Palulus, Matthew Streiff, Daniel Streiff, Eric Johnston, Eva Partington, and Devin Martel; great grandchildren Hailey Steiff, Liam and Dane Peterson, and Kali McBride; sister Barbara (John) Lidberg; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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