RUTH C. JOHNSON
Ruth C. Johnson, age 91, of Morristown and formerly of Minneapolis, died on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Care Center, Waterville.
Funeral services will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Joanna Mitchell, Chaplain of Faribault Area Hospice, officiating. Interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.
Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home on Sunday, February 21, 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. and also one hour prior to the service on Monday.
Ruth Crystal, the daughter of Peter and Olena (Gullickson) Torkildson, was born on April 10, 1918 at Lake City, SD. She married Herbert E. Johnson and he preceded her in death on February 11, 1981. Ruth was formerly employed as a proofer by Old Republic Title Insurance Co. and as a clerk at Ben Franklin, both of Minneapolis. She was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 149, Morristown.
She is survived by three children, Christine (and Jon) Todd of Champaign, IL, Carl W. Johnson of Minneapolis and Karen (and John) Schlie of Morristown; three grandchildren, Adam (and Jodi) Schlie, Jeff (and Marcy) Todd and Jeremy (and Jennifer) Todd; a grandson in law, Jason Muellerleile; two great grandchildren, Amaya Muellerleile and Ellie Schlie and a baby girl (Todd) to be born in June; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herbert; a granddaughter, Kelly Muellerleile; and four siblings, Alvin, Irvin, James and Donald Torkildson.
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I only met your mother a few times and she was a beautiful lady. God Bless
Our deepest sympathy to the family.........I am trying to find out if this gal was a relative to any of the Wegner's in Morristown....my Mom was Milda & my Aunt Elsie Wegner had some Torkelson's relative's & I was trying to find out if Rosella is still any place by Bricelyn maybe or close by..........This gaL LOOK'S SO familiar and when you have any time maybe you could let me know if this is the same family or a different spelling........we used to live in Minnesota for year's but now live in Pleasant Hill, Cal.94523 at (412 Monti Circle)