Delaine Johnson, 79, of Mabel mother of Spring Grove resident
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:37 PM
Delaine Margaret Johnson, 79, of Mabel and formerly of Rushford, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Green Lea Senior Living in Mabel.
She was born with her twin sister, Darlene, on Jan. 5, 1935, in La Crosse, Wis., to Richard and Delora (Davidson) Johnson.
They lived in Peterson and graduated from Peterson High School, and then also from the Winona State Secretarial School.
She worked at Winona Box Craft and then TRW in Rushford until her retirement.
She married Harold Jacobson in 1954 and later divorced.
In 1968 she married Harlan Johnson and they lived in Rushford until 2012 when she moved to Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.
She was a member of the Rushford Lutheran Church where she had been a Sunday school teacher and president of Circle and Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the Mabel American Legion Auxiliary and the Rushford VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed traveling with her husband around the United States, baking and her flower garden.
She is survived by two children, Fay (Chuck) Olson of Spring Grove and Gary Davidson of Minneapolis; three grandchildren, Heath Olson, Adam Olson and Kimberlea (Nick) Wagner; seven great-grandchildren, Justin Olson, Tyler Olson, Taiden Olson, Paige Olson, Avery Olson, Caleb Wagner and Baylee Wagner; two sisters, Darlene Kryzer and Nina (Perlum) Austin and a brother, Harley (Roberta) Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlan, her brother, Richard, Jr., and a brother-in-law, John Kryzer.
Funeral services took place Monday, Aug. 18, at the Rushford Lutheran Church in Rushford. Interment will be in the Choice Community Cemetery in rural Mabel.