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Jennie G. Johnson

Jennie G. Johnson

Oct. 31, 1910 - Sept. 3, 2008

RAYMOND -- Jennie Grace Johnson, 97, of Raymond, died Wednesday at Bethesda Pleasantview Nursing Home in Willmar.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Raymond. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. Arrangements are by Tri-County Funeral Home in Prinsburg.

She was born Oct. 31, 1910, at Buffalo Center, Iowa, to Okko and Jennie (Rademaker) Hippen. The family moved in 1914 to Raymond where she grew up and attended country school.

She married Emmet Johnson on Feb. 25, 1936. They farmed north of Raymond until 1975 when they moved into the city of Raymond. She moved to Bethesda Pleasantview in Willmar in 2002.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church where she was a Sunday School teacher, song leader, choir member and active in the ALC Women and quilters.

She is survived by her daughter: Marilyn and (Sherwin) Roelofs of Raymond; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1991, five sisters and eight brothers.