AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
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.