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Dorothy Johnson, of Mora, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the FirstLight Health System in Mora.  She was 99 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora with Rev. Bob DeYoung officiating.

VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service.

INTERMENT will be at the Graceland Cemetery in Ogilvie.

Dorothy Marion Johnson, of Mora, passed away on March 21, 2019 at the FirstLight Health System in Mora. She was 99 years old.

She was born on July 10, 1919 in Minneapolis, MN to August and Amanda (Carlson) Johnson, the youngest of five children and was raised in Minneapolis. She was married to William R. Johnson in 1942 and had three children.

She was a housewife for many years, the worked at Amoco for ten years. After retiring, she began babysitting for her granddaughter Lacee when she was only two months old.

She was first to move to the Ogilvie Apartments when it was built in 1983 and continued to live there until 2015, when she moved to Eastwood Assistant Living in Mora.

She was known for the delicious cookies she baked and many dishcloths she knitted. Other favorite pastimes were playing cards and bingo, reading, and eating sweets…she loved her desserts! Most important to her were her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter Deloris “DeDe” Heald.

Survived by daughter Doris Johnson (Bill Leppanen); son Dennis (Carol) Johnson; grandchildren, Sherry (Chris) Vogel, Steven (Lisa) Cassman, Michael (Nina) Johnson, Ronald (Julie) Johnson, Shane (Kelly) Heald, Dustin (Dawn) Heald and Lacee (Kevin) Johnson; 17 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.

4 thoughts on “DOROTHY M. JOHNSON”

  1. Hi! So very sorry to hear of Dorothy’s passing. I want to sing at her 100th birthday. My deepest sympathy. I will miss her sweet smiling face at Eastwood next time I sing there. She always loved “You Are My Sunshine,” and Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain.” My prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time. Love, Marie

  2. I’m so sorry to hear of Dorothy’s passing! She will always have a special spot in my heart. My dog, Mercy, and I would visit her every time we were in town. I will always cherish the time Mercy and I were able to spend with her. I know she loved Mercy and looked forward to seeing her. If she knew we were coming, she would always save a little of her food to share with Mercy. 😍 She was a sweet lady who I loved dearly. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers as you grieve the loss of this sweet, beautiful lady.

  3. Doris and family,
    Our sympathy to all of the family with your Mom’s passing, what a wonderful long life she had and now she is at rest with the Lord and all whom have gone before. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all….
    Betty and Vern Schlipp

  4. Doris and family,
    So sorry for your loss. I just heard that she passed away. Our thoughts and prayers to each and everyone of you. God Bless
    Dick and Carmel Stafford

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