Grace M. Johnson, age 90 of Litchfield, MN, formerly of Winthrop, MN, died on Friday July 5, 2019 at Bethany Assisted Living in Litchfield, MN. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday July 12, 2019 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop, MN. Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 6:00 PM on Thursday at the Augustana Memorial Chapel in Litchfield and will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Friday. Interment will be held in the Winthrop Cemetery.
Grace Merrilyn Johnson, the daughter of Clarence and Barbara (Lingenhag) Jacobson was born on September 10, 1928 in New Ulm, MN. Grace was baptized and confirmed at the Bernadotte Lutheran Church. She graduated from Winthrop High School and was united in marriage to Urban Johnson on July 30, 1955 in the Winthrop Congregational Church. Grace was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop. She worked at the Winthrop Care Center and for Hands Inc. Grace enjoyed gardening, cleaning, knitting, animals, watching and feeding birds, and watching old time movies.
Grace is survived by her children Brian (Barbara) Johnson of Gales Ferry, CT, Heidi Trainor of Missouri City, TX, and Mary Lou (Ford) Rolfe of Litchfield, MN; Grandchildren Sonya (Shane) Moser of Summervile, SC, Robert (Melissa) Kizer Jr., April Kizer, Sean (Johnna) Kizer all of Houston, TX, Paul Kizer of Coral Springs, FL, Dustin (Kelsey) Meyer of Atwater, MN and Carlene (Lucas) Johnson of Dassel, 8 great-grandchildren; and brother Gene (Arlene) Jacobson of Prior Lake, MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Barbara and husband Urban.