Rachel Johnson
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Obituary of Rachel E. Johnson

Johnson, Rachel E. Age 91 of Richfield, MN passed away on May 31, 2019. She was born on May 6, 1928 in Fargo, North Dakota. Rachel attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN for a year before moving to Minneapolis at age 18 to attend Fairview Hospital School of Nursing where she graduated in 1949 as a registered nurse. She lived in the Minneapolis area the rest of her life. She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Harold; parents Dr. O.T. and Martha Olson; sisters Merlyn Hvidston, Audrey Hagen, Thoretta "Teddy" Olson, Blanche Kellerman, and Carolyn Stutrud. She is survived by daughters Laura (Paul) Rode of Richfield MN & Jane (Jerry) Ninteman of Seattle, WA, grandchildren Jimmy (Corinne) and Elizabeth Rode, Luke and Julia Ninteman, brother-in-law Alden "Hvid" Hvidston of Moorhead MN and many special nieces and nephews. Special thank you to the kind caregivers at Sunrise of Edina, Grace Hospice and Baywood Home Care. Memorial service is on Saturday June 15 at Woodlake Lutheran Church, 2120 W 76th St. Richfield, MN 55423. Service starts at 12:00 with visitation starting 1 hour prior and lunch after the service. Memorials preferred to Woodlake Lutheran Church.