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Opal Johnson

Age 96, of Marshall

October 13, 2012
Marshall Independent

Jan. 23, 1916-Oct. 10, 2012

MARSHALL - Services for Opal C. Johnson, 96, of Marshall, will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen Lutheran Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Hamilton Funeral Home.

She died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at the Prairie View Health Care Center in Tracy.

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Opal Johnson

Opal Christina was born Jan. 23, 1916, in Tyler to Lars and Gertrude Olson. She was baptized and confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church in Ruthton. She graduated from the Ruthton High School.

On May 17, 1941, Opal was united in marriage to Marvin Johnson. They farmed in Etna Township in Murray County until retiring and moving to Marshall in 1966. Opal was an active member of Peace Lutheran and St. Stephen churches and enjoyed quilting. The love of her life was her family. She enjoyed doing things with them and for them. She also enjoyed flower gardening.

Marvin passed away in 2001 and Opal continued to live at her home until she entered the Prairie View Health Care Center on September 27th and passed away there on Wednesday, October 10th.

She is survived by her three children, Marlowe of Marshall, Gary (and Judy) of Heron Lake and Judy (and Dan) Sorenson) of Marshall; four grandchildren, Susan LaMorie, Kim Dronen, Jackie Weinberg and Ron Schillman; eight great-grandchildren, Holly Weinberg, Josh Weinberg, Gage Dronen, Garrett Dronen, Grant Dronen, Kennedy Dronen, Levi Weinberg and KatiAnn Weinberg; also many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and several brothers and sisters.

Blessed be the memory of Opal C. Johnson



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