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Margaret L. Johnson March 15, 1925 - May 24, 2009

LITCHFIELD -- Margaret Lillie Johnson, 84, of Litchfield died Sunday at Emmanuel Home in Litchfield.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Burial will be in Lake Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Arrangements are by Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home of Litchfield. Memorials are preferred.

She was born March 15, 1925 in Woodland Township, Wright County, to Harry and Emma (Henderson) Bakeberg. She received her education in Howard Lake, graduating from Howard Lake High School in 1943.

She married Donald Johnson in Howard Lake on June 5, 1948. In 1979, they moved from Harvey Township, where they had been farming, to the Brainerd Lakes area, where they lived for 11 years. They moved to Litchfield in 1990. They wintered in Arizona for 15 years until 2002.

She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Litchfield where she was active with WELCA.

She is survived by her children: Bonnie (and Tony) Ogdahl of Spicer, Kathy (and Gary) Cervin of Darwin and Dale (and Terri) Johnson of Forest City; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2007 and one brother.