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Published January 02, 2013, 12:00 AM

Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson, 50, of East Grand Forks, MN died Friday, December 28, 2012 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Mary Johnson was born January 1, 1962 in Grand Forks, ND the daughter of Louis and Jean (Mankie) Murray. She graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1980. She worked for Forheart Siding and Window Co. in East Grand Forks. She married Gary Johnson in East Grand Forks on June 2, 1984. They moved to Ft. Carson, CO and then back to East Grand Forks in 1986. In 1990 they moved to Fargo where she worked for Fargo Furniture Outlet and for the State of North Dakota Drivers License Division for a number of years. They moved back to Grand Forks in 2012.

Mary always loved spending her summers out at the lake just outside of Cass Lake, MN. She would look forward to day-long pontoon rides all over the lakes area. Mary also enjoyed a spontaneous trip to the nearby casino. Winning or losing, she always had a good time.

Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson, 50, of East Grand Forks, MN died Friday, December 28, 2012 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Mary Johnson was born January 1, 1962 in Grand Forks, ND the daughter of Louis and Jean (Mankie) Murray. She graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1980. She worked for Forheart Siding and Window Co. in East Grand Forks. She married Gary Johnson in East Grand Forks on June 2, 1984. They moved to Ft. Carson, CO and then back to East Grand Forks in 1986. In 1990 they moved to Fargo where she worked for Fargo Furniture Outlet and for the State of North Dakota Drivers License Division for a number of years. They moved back to Grand Forks in 2012.

Mary always loved spending her summers out at the lake just outside of Cass Lake, MN. She would look forward to day-long pontoon rides all over the lakes area. Mary also enjoyed a spontaneous trip to the nearby casino. Winning or losing, she always had a good time.

She is survived by her husband Gary of Grand Forks, daughter Candace (Matt) Abar of Grand Forks, son Cody Johnson of Fargo, ND, siblings, Michael (Joyce) Murray, of East Grand Forks, Daniel Murray of Pharr, TX, Patty (Donny) Anderson of Cass Lake, MN, Tim (Yvonne) Murray of East Grand Forks, and Kathy Else of Grand Forks. She is preceded in death by her parents and 1 infant brother Joseph.

In Lieu of Flowers, memorials are preferred.

Memorial services: 3:00 PM, Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks, MN.

Visitation: 1-3 PM at the church.

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