Laverna Johnson

Laverna R. Johnson

1927 - 2015

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Johnson, Laverna R. Age 87, of Minnetonka, died peacefully Jan. 10, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Albin, her sister, Dee Youngerman of Aberdeen, S.D., and brother, Marv Schumacher of Sun City West, Ariz., and is survived by her sons, Jeff (Signe Thompson) and Tim (Christina); grandsons, Gus and Theo Johnson and Keith Rehmel, and great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Rehmel. Laverna grew up in Aberdeen and moved to Minneapolis upon her marriage in 1956. She worked in the accounting departments of several firms, including Dayton's, Fanny Farmer, and Osmonics. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, a tireless church volunteer, and an avid gardener, crafter, cook, and baker (no one ever wielded a glue gun or a spritz gun with greater aplomb). Memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 9201 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington. Visitation 1 hour before; light refreshments following. Memorials preferred to Alzheimer's Assoc.