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Margaret Johnson, 88

Jun 28, 2020

Margaret Johnson

Blue Earth Margaret Johnson, age 88, of Blue Earth passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, at St. Luke’s Care Center. A memorial service was held Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, Rev. David Fretham officiated. Burial was at Riverview Cemetery in Elmore.

Margaret (Goltz) Johnson was born Oct. 22, 1931 near Woodlake, to Alfred and Edna (Ziegler) Goltz. In November 1931, she was baptized at Posen Township Lutheran Church, Woodlake. They moved to a farm near Elmore in 1933. She attended District #66, St. John’s Parochial and Elmore High School, graduating in 1949 and married Myron Johnson in 1950.

She enjoyed raising her family, she worked in a fabric store, then worked as a bookkeeper, then at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center for 15 years. In retirement she enjoyed her grandsons, gardening, quilting, teaching VBS and Sunday School, volunteering at St. Luke’s and at Trinity Lutheran, Elmore, especially with choir and as an organist for over 40 years.

Left to cherish the wonderful memories are her husband, Myron; daughters; Connie Johnson (Robert Parker) and their son, Samuel; Cindy (Bruce) Lyon, and their sons, Rodney and Caleb.

She is preceded in death by a son Monte at age eight and a half years, her parents, and two brothers.