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Frieda M. Johnson

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Frieda M. Johnson June 24, 1917 - Sept. 12, 2013

KERKHOVEN - Frieda Mabel Johnson, age 96, of Kerkhoven died Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Bethesda Heritage Nursing Home in Willmar. Her Memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church in Kerkhoven. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Kerkhoven. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2013 at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church and continue one hour prior to the service at church. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Kerkhoven Funeral Home. www.hafh.org

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Frieda Mabel Johnson was born to Edward and Helen (Mahlow) Camp on June 24, 1917 in Montevideo, MN. Growing up Frieda lived in rural Raymond and attended school in Kerkhoven.

On March 22, 1941, Frieda married Donald Johnson. The couple lived in Elrosa and Raymond and later moved to Kerkhoven area where they farmed.

Frieda was baptized and later confirmed in the Lutheran faith in 1942. She was a member of the Kerkhoven Lutheran Church and active in the WELCA. In her younger years she was active with 4-H. Frieda enjoyed being a homemaker, golfing, dominos and being with family and friends. She was an avid reader and family record keeper with her scrap booking and always wrote in her diary. She and Donald also enjoyed spending their winters in Texas.

In 1993 Frieda and Donald traveled to Norway and Sweden, where they visited family.

Frieda is survived by her son; Dale (Pamela) Johnson of Pennock; two grandsons: Ryan (Nancy) Johnson and their children Isabelle and Cydney of Willmar and Travis Johnson of Willmar. She is survived by her brothers and sister: Lowell Camp of Bismark, ND, Harry (Delores) Camp of Bismark, ND, Ed Camp of Erin, TN, Marion Fitzpatrick of Federal Way, WA and brother-in-law Nick Walrath of Willmar. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Frieda is preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald, brother, Lynn Camp and sister Delpha Walrath; sisters-in-law Jenease Camp and Rose Camp.

Blessed be her memory.

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