Shirlene JohnsonShirlene Johnson, 71, West Fargo, ND died on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at her home.
Shirlene Haner was born July 20, 1942 in Minot, ND to Harold and Anna (Olsen) Haner. She grew up on a farm near Douglas, ND and graduated from high school there as valedictorian. She received her bachelor’s degree from NDSU. Shirlene worked for the USDA in Grand Forks, ND before her marriage to James Johnson on Jan. 30, 1966 in Douglas. They lived in various states before retiring and settling in West Fargo. They lived in Hillsboro, ND, Fargo, ND, Indianapolis, IN, St. Paul, MN and Birmingham, AL. Shirlene had many talents and worked in a variety of fields throughout her life including: research chemist, microbiologist, licensed realtor, tax consultant and bookstore owner.