STARBUCK - Ruth Johnson, age 84 of Starbuck, died Monday, June 19, 2006 at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck.
Memorial service will be at 1:30 PM Friday, June 23, 2006 at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home at Starbuck, Minnesota with Jim Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Rutland, North Dakota, at a later date. Visitaion will be one hour prior to the service.
Ruth Anna Johnson, daughter of Jens and Petra (Norby) Jensen was born January 23, 1922 in rural Rutland, North Dakota. She was united in marriage to Edward Hjalmer Johnson July 3, 1941 in Rutland, North Dakota. They had seven children and lived in many places including Meridia, CA, Morris, MN, and Starbuck, MN. She belonged to the Lutheran Church Auxillary and VFW Auxillary. Ruth enjoyed baking, crocheting, sewing, reading and watching the Minnesota Twins. Her greatest joy was her family of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters, Rae Gregersen of Starbuck, MN, Kathy Barrick of Alexandria, MN, Clarice Newcomb of Wells, MN, Tracy and husband Tom Kidrowski of Kerkhoven; MN, sons, Ed and wife Sue Johnson of Woodbury, MN, Jim and wife Bobby Johnson of Overland Park, Kansas, John and wife Kris Johnson of Stillwater, MN; grandchildren, Steve (Judy) Gregersen, Jason (Alice) Barrick, Jennifer Barrick, Vonda Grimm, Kenneth Henriksen, Brent (Shelly) Johnson, JJ. (Dee) Johnson, Molly (Reid) Denton, Anna Johnson, Jamie Johnson, Joe Johnson, Adam Robideaux, Andy Robideaux, Katie (Brandon) Winters, Erin Johnson, Grace Johnson; great-grandchildren, Mitchel, Matt, Sara, Aaron Gregersen, Kyrstin Barrick, Vincenzo Sposito III, Alexis and Kaden Grimm, Ryan and Elijah Denton, Cameron Winters; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ed; brothers, Palmer, Ruben, Rudolph; sisters, Irene Rein, Pearl Anderson, Mable Penland, Martha Craig, Clarice Jensen; one grandson Robert Gregersen.