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Opal G. Johnson Oct. 18, 1919 - Dec. 2, 2008

MORRIS -- Opal Gretchen Johnson, 89, of Morris, died Tuesday at the Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris.

The service will be at 11 a.m. today at First Lutheran Church in Morris. Burial will be in Summit Cemetery in Morris.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are by Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris

She was born Oct. 18, 1919, in Clara City to Gust and Martha (Peters) Erickson. She grew up in Raymond and Kerkhoven.

She married Cliff Johnson on March 1, 1937. They farmed near Kerkhoven until 1952 when they moved to Morris. She worked at Juergensen's Super Valu for about 10 years. She was a member of the Morris "B" Squares dancing group. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Morris, the Morris Garden Club and a birthday club.

She is survived by her three daughters: Shirley Squier of Morris, Sharon (and Dennis) Ross of LeSeuer and Arlene (and Richard) Osen of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Roberts, Wis.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; son-in-law: Jerry Squier; one grandson; one sister; and two brothers.