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Valeria Johnson Sept. 27, 1926 - May 23, 2009

GLENWOOD -- Valeria Minnie Johnson, 82, of Glenwood, died Saturday at Good Samaritan Society Lakeview in Glenwood.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Grove Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood and for one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.

She was born Sept. 27, 1926, in Melrose to Martin and Nettie (Determan) Athmann. She grew up in Sauk Centre and graduated from Sauk Centre High School.

She married Harvey Johnson on Feb. 6, 1945, in Sauk Centre. They lived on a farm near Grove Lake and she was a homemaker and farm wife.

She was a member of Glenwood Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her sons: David Johnson of Blaine and Dale (and Linda) Johnson of Springtown, Texas; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters: Mary Adams of Burnsville and Carol Martin of Inver Grove Heights; brothers: Dick Athmann of Janesville, Wis., and Bill Athmann of Chicago.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1990 and one brother.