Doris Johnson, 1925-2019
Published 1:00 am Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Funeral services for Doris Johnson will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Jennifer Gonsalves will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at East Freeborn Cemetery.
Doris passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea. She was 94.
Doris Jeanette (Ramsey) Johnson was born March 28, 1925, in Freeborn County to John A. and Clara (Knutson) Ramsey. She was baptized and confirmed at East Freeborn Lutheran Church. She attended Bell School and Albert Lea High School. She was employed at Wilson & Co. in Albert Lea until 1962.
On Dec. 10, 1950, she married Christopher A. Johnson at East Freeborn Lutheran Church.
Doris helped everyone, always bringing food when someone in the family was sick. She knit and crocheted many afghans to give to family members. She enjoyed bowling, liked watching the Minnesota Twins and excelled at playing cards — 31 was her favorite!
Doris is survived by her brother, Gordon (Ramona) Ramsey; sister, Janice (Bob) Knutson; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Chris, in July 1993; parents John and Clara Ramsey; brothers Everett, Hartwick and Alert “Bud;” sister, Martha Wangen; sister-in-law, JoAnn Ramsey; and brother-in-law, Orin Wangen.
Blessed be her memory.