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Opal F. Johnson March 23, 1918 - Oct. 20, 2009

DAWSON -- Opal Frances Johnson, 91, of Alexandria, formerly of Dawson, died Tuesday at Bethany Home in Alexandria.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church in Dawson with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be for one hour before the service at the church. Hanson and Dahl Funeral Home of Dawson is handling arrangements.

She was born March 23, 1918, in Canby to Herman and Hannah (Swenson) Ronning. She grew up in Dawson and graduated from Dawson High School in 1936.

She married Harold "Fritz" Johnson on June 9, 1940. She was a homemaker. She entered the Bethany Home of Alexandria in 2003.

She is survived by her husband; three children: Robert of Eden Prairie, Paul (and Candace) of Alexandria and Jean Kent of Lakeville; five grandchildren; and one sister: Irene Westgaard of Dawson.

She was preceded in death by her son: Jerome; and four siblings.