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Published May 13, 2013, 12:00 AM

Flora E. Johnson

St. Cloud, Minn.

September 9, 1916 - May 10, 2013

Flora E. Johnson

St. Cloud, Minn.

September 9, 1916 - May 10, 2013

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud for Flora E. Johnson, 96, who passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Good Shepherd Community in Sauk Rapids. Rev. William Meier will officiate. Visitation for friends and relatives will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday, at the funeral home in St. Cloud.

Flora was born in Barnum, Minnesota to the late Fred and Ruth (Goodell) Hilke. She married Merrill H. Johnson on April 15, 1939 in St. Cloud. The couple moved to Moorhead, Minnesota in 1958, where Flora was employed as a secretary for the Fargo Public School District. Flora returned to St. Cloud in 1997. She was a lifetime member of the United Methodist Church. Flora volunteered for the American Red Cross for over forty years; she was also a member of the PEO and Eastern Star for forty plus years. Flora loved to travel, visiting all fifty states and numerous countries, was an avid reader, and she enjoyed spending time at her cabin, where she enjoyed tending to the campfire with friends and family.

Flora is survived by her daughter and son, Sharon Ziegler, of Waite Park, Dale (Marti), of Moorhead; grandchildren, Jeff (Melissa) Remme, of Burnsville, Julie Remme, of Waite Park, Nathan Johnson, of Denver, CO., Angie (Chad) Bingham, Denver, CO., Alissa (Brian) Stavenger, of Moorhead, and Jacob (Mary) Anstadt, of Lakeville; thirteen great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.

Flora was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, John and Wallace Hilke; son-in-laws, Dave Remme and Don Ziegler.

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