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Vivian Margaret Johnson

August 19, 1931 — July 24, 2018

Vivian Johnson of Rock Creek passed away Tuesday, July 24th at Northern Pines Assisted Living in Pine City at the age of 86.

Vivian Margaret was born August 19, 1931 to Theodore and Blondina (Pofahl) Stockamp in Finlayson Township.  She attended schools in Finlayson. One of the schools she attended was nicknamed the "Stockamp School" after Vivian’s grandparents; they donated the lumber for the school building. 

Vivian met Mahlon Harrison Johnson at a dance.  On January 5, 1950 they were married.  Over the early years they lived in Finlayson, Richfield and Hugo.  In 1965, they moved to the White Way Dairy in Rock Creek.  In 1993, they built a home on the back corner of the farm.  Vivian resided in her home until 2017; when needing more care she moved to Northern Pines Assisted Living in Pine City.

Vivian was a very hard working mother and farm wife; she was also employed as a cook at the Rush City Hospital.  Together Vivian and Mahlon enjoyed music, dancing and trips to Branson, Missouri.  She was an active member of the Rock Creek Homemakers for many years and also a member and involved in activities at the Zion Lutheran Church in Pine City.  Her hobbies included: bird watching, sewing, baking, cooking, gardening, camping and family picnics.  Her biggest joy was her family; she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She will be dearly missed by all who loved her.

Vivian Johnson is survived by her children: Lonnie (Kimberly) Johnson of Tower, Minnesota, Larry (Shelly) Johnson of Rock Creek, Loren Johnson of Pine City, Lana Johnson of St. Cloud, Luann (Les) Peterson of Pine City, and Lisa (Chad) Renwick of Lakeville; 16 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

Vivian is preceded in death by her husband Mahlon Johnson, parents Theodore and Blondina Stockamp, brothers: Albert, George and Leslie Stockamp.

Reverend Glen Kleppe will officiate funeral services for Vivian at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 28th at Zion Lutheran Church of Pine City. A time of visitation and reviewal is planned from 6-9:00 PM Friday evening at the Swanson Funeral Chapel in Pine City and also 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.  Interment will be at Hilltop Cemetery in Pine City.

Arrangements are entrusted to the:  Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City - Swanson Chapel.

www.FuneralAndCremation.Service.com

 

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Friday, July 27, 2018

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