Esther J. Johnson, age 87, of Annandale died Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Centennial Villa, Annandale.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Annandale with Rev. Ali Boomershine officiating. Burial will follow at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale and at the Church one hour prior to services. There will be a prayer service 7 p.m. Monday.
Esther Julia Johnson was born April 14, 1925 at Maple Plain to Ernest Vernon and Georgia Martha (Gustafson) Peterson. She married Harold Wilton Johnson on October 21, 1950 at Maple Plain and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2008. She worked at Miller's Grocery Store, Maple Plain and was a Sunday School Teacher at Christ Lutheran Church, Maple Plain. She was a homemaker and member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Annandale where she was a member of the WELCA. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and her flower gardens. Esther was a loving wife & mother and will be dearly missed by her family & friends.
She is survived by her children Laura (Gerald) Stoppelman of Buffalo, David Johnson of Annandale, Bruce (Shelley) Johnson of Lawrenceville, GA, grandchildren Arron Stoppelman, Amy Johnson, Christopher Johnson, and brother Earl (Lorraine) Peterson of Hastings.
The pallbearers will be Lloyd, Lyndon, Curt, & Jim Johnson and Gerald & Arron Stoppelman. The music for the service will be provided by Orma Lou Jacobsma and Judy Johnson. The arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale.