Ann Helen Johnson

Johnson AAnn Helen Johnson, was born in Frazee, MN to William and Emma (Blauert) Oelfke. She passed away January 1, 2013 in Coon Rapids, MN.

Ann graduated from West School in Minneapolis. She attended the Minnesota School of Business and received her degree in Secretarial/Accounting. Ann worked as an accounting secretary, setting up public schools in and around the Minneapolis area.

Ann married Duane L. Johnson on March 14, 1959 in Minneapolis. The couple lived in Minneapolis. Duane passed away on June 21, 1972. Ann moved to Elk River and was a volunteer with the Elk River Senior Dining and a member of Abiding Savior Church. Ann enjoyed working, reading, traveling all over the world and loved spending time with her family and friends.

Ann is survived by her two sons: Tom and Anne of Inver Grove Heights, and Michael and Kristen of Ramsey; grandchildren: Joshua and Alisha Johnson, Matthew Landrus, and Kennedy and Kaia Johnson; her siblings: Meta, Clara, Louise and Cecil.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Duane; her sisters: Bertha, Lena and Tillie; brothers William, Clarence and John.

Funeral Service was 5 PM Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Abiding Savior Church, Elk River with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Memorials preferred to Abiding Savior Church. Dare’s Funeral Home 763-441-1212