ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Betty Lou Johnson, of Stanchfield, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at her home. She was 84 years old.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held from 3:00-5:00 pm on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham.
PRIVATE INURNMENT will be in the North Isanti Baptist Cemetery.
*Per the Governor’s Executive Order 20-81, the use of a face mask is now mandated in a public space. Please plan accordingly when you attend the upcoming visitation for Betty.
Betty Lou Clara Johnson, of Stanchfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at her home. She was 84 years old.
Betty was born on June 25, 1936 in Howard County, Iowa to parents Arthur and Elma (Christenson) Waidelich. The family moved from Iowa to a farm near Grandy, MN where Betty grew up. On August 10, 1957, she married the love of her life, Dwaine Oliver Johnson. Betty and Dwaine started their family in St. Paul and in 1961 moved to Stanchfield and raised their three sons in the home where they continued to reside until their deaths. Betty worked various jobs while raising her sons but in 1977 she began working at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital as a Pharmacy Tech. She retired in 1998 at the age of 62. For the next 10 years, Betty worked Tuesday at the Outback Saloon in Stanchfield where she loved spending time with her friends and neighbors.
In her younger years, Betty enjoyed sewing clothes for her family. She loved tending to her flower and vegetable gardens, and was a wonderful cook. She will be dearly missed by her loving family.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents; husband Dwaine; brothers, Jesse and Earl Waidelich; sisters, Marjorie Becklin, Arlene Gable, and Shirley Waidelich.
Betty is survived by her children, Steve (Carlyn), Mike (Jennifer), and Jeff (Rita); grandchildren, Brant (Tammi), Bryce (Amanda), Kim (Ryan) Kasl, Derek (Maggi), Becky, Ryan (Jessie), and Barry (Jenna); 12 great-grandchildren, Delaney, Avery, Sullivan, StoryJames, Benjamin, Luke, Lauren, Leighton, Anna, Grady, Claire, and Chase; sisters-in-law, Roena Johnson and Beverly (David) Mattson; brother-in-law Robert (Pam) Southerland; and many other family and friends.