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Avis Lavern Johnson

Avis Lavern Johnson

Sept. 13, 1934 - June 26, 2013

DETROIT LAKES - Johnson, Avis Lavern, beloved Mother, Sister, Aunt and Daughter, age 79, of Detroit Lakes, MN passed away peacefully at the Three Links Care Center in Northfield, MN on June 26, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Iva Johnson and her daughter, Cherri Koeberl. Avis is survived by: her loving children Deb (Russ) Mull, Greg (Rose) Johnson, Missy (Dennis) Hutter and son-in-law Tom Koeberl; grandchildren, Ryan (Danielle) Carlson, Trisha Carlson, Carly and Ross Koeberl, Rachel (Michael) Herman, Anna Johnson, Catherine, Marisa and Brenton Knutzen; Ali, Brianna,Jake and Cole Hutter; great grandchildren, Anya, Mia, Freya Carlson, Arianna Herman; and sisters, Ellie (Warren) Engberg, Phyllis (Al) Wefel, Audrey (Ralph) Hamann and Jenny Holmes; many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Memorial Service will be held 11 AM Saturday July 20, 2013 at the White Funeral Home, 12804 Nicollet Ave S. Burnsville (952 894 5080) with a gathering of family and friends 1 hr prior to service. Avis loved to sing alto in church and for fun. She worked at Detroit Lakes radio station as a young woman and later at the local county office and many other places after marriage. She was a skilled seamstress and cook. Avis was an avid and passionate researcher for ancestry documentation for her family tree and on behalf of friends and relatives. Online condolences at