Karen Lynn Johnson
Johnson, Karen Lynn of Bloomington, MN, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on 11-18-20 at 83 years young. Karen was born in Thief River Falls, MN to Hans and Valborg Chommie, on 7-4-37. She graduated Thief River Falls High School in 1955. She married the love of her life, Bradley Dorwald Johnson, on 6-30-56. Together, they welcomed 4 children into the world. Karen worked as an Administrative Assistant for ADC Telecommunications from 1979 to 2002 (23 years). Karen was passionate about charity and volunteering, working at an adult daycare and making as many donations to worthy causes as possible, even her last act was to donate herself to the U of MN for research. Karen's favorite hobbies included: Spending time with Family and friends, book reading, Bible Study, Playing Cards with apartment friends, and watching the MN Vikings (if they were winning!). Karen took a portion of every day to sit-down and individually pray for her loved ones, the country, and the world. Karen is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bradley, and her 2 sons Christopher and Hans. Karen is survived by her children Elizabeth (Sean) and Scott (Glenda), 2 daughter-in-laws, Sandy (Chris) and Becky (Hans), 8 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Her grandchildren were asked to provide words to describe their Grandma Karen. These words are: Zestful, Loving, Loyal, Fun, Sweet, Goofy, Spunky, Affectionate, Warm, Funny, Intelligent, Protective, Sassy, Matriarch, Gregarious, Compassionate, Fearless, Vibrant, Laughter, Jesus-loving, Encouraging, Supportive, Inspiring, Quirky. Per her request, Karen's celebration of life will be held at a future date, when all friends and family can gather together safely. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. pancan.org/honormemorial-gifts/
Published on November 22, 2020
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