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Betty Jane Johnson

November 7, 1925 ~ December 9, 2020 (age 95)


Betty Jane Johnson passed away December 9, 2020 at Johnson Memorial Assisted Living in Dawson at the age of 95.

In Lieu of flowers, or money, Betty would like for you to make a donation to “your” favorite charity.

Private graveside services will be held on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 1:30 PM at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Baxter Cemetery with Rev. Matt Danielson officiating.  Services will be filmed and available to view on Betty’s obituary page Tuesday, December 22.

Betty Jane Johnson was born on November 7, 1925 to Leonard and Olga (Graven) Johnson.  She was baptized and confirmed at Baxter Lutheran Church.  She attended elementary school in Lac Qui Parle Village, graduated from Milan High School, and received her B.S. Degree from Mankato State University.

She taught elementary school for 30 years, the last 13 years in Mountain Lake, MN.  After retiring from teaching, she worked with her brother, Donald, in the farming operation.  She was a Sunday School Superintendent and teacher at Baxter Lutheran Church for many years.

She enjoyed traveling, reading, and gardening.  She is remembered for her neat handwriting and printing.    

She is survived by her cousins, Jeffrey (Carla) Johnson of Montevideo, William (Doris) Graven of Dawson,  Ramona (Keith) Erickson of Montevideo, Waunita (Floyd) Kanten of Milan, Marvin Graven of Chicago IL, and other cousins and relatives. 

She was preceded in death by her brother Donald, and her parents.


Blessed be her memory. 

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Funeral Service


Graveside Service
December 21, 2020

1:30 PM
Our Saviour's Lutheran of Baxter
3748 US Hwy 212
Montevideo, Mn 56265

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