April 7, 1918 - July 25, 2014
Arlette Marcella Johnson, age 96, of Dassel, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Augustana Lakeside Healthcare Center of Dassel. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel with the Rev. Steven Olson officiating. The interment will be held at the Dassel Community Cemetery following the service. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service on Tuesday morning at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel. Arlette Marcella Johnson, the daughter of Axel and Annie (Nordstrom) Danielson, was born on April 7, 1918, in Winsted, Minnesota. She grew up on the family farm in Hutchinson Township, McLeod County, before moving with her family to a farm closer to Dassel, in Collinwood Township, Meeker County. She attended district schooling for her education before graduating from normal school and receiving her Bachelors of Arts degree from St. Cloud Teachers College. Arlette was baptized and later confirmed in the Lutheran faith and was presently a member of the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel. She had been a member of the church ladies aid groups and a member of the quilting group. In 1942, Arlette was united in marriage to Vernon Johnson, at the First Lutheran Church in Dassel. Together they made their home in Collinwood Township for three years where she taught country school. When Vernon was inducted into the armed service, they moved to Paris, Texas until his discharge, when they moved back home to the Dassel area. Arlette resumed teaching country school in Collinwood Township for an additional 15 years. She then accepted a teaching position as an elementary teacher at the Wagner Elementary School in Litchfield for additional 18 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her many school children became extended family over the years. She loved to quilt, making quilt tops, gardening, and canning. She is survived by her nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, sisters-in-law, Lois Mae Danielson and Margaret Danielson and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon on June 14, 1968, her parents, Axel and Annie Danielson, siblings, Donald Danielson (infant), Adelaide Almgren, Eldon Danielson and Wayne Danielson.
Arlette Marcella Johnson, age 96, of Dassel, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Augustana Lakeside Healthcare Center of Dassel. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel... View Obituary & Service Information
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