Shirley Marie Johnson

Shirley Marie Johnson, age 94, formerly of South Minneapolis, MN, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Oak Terrace Assisted Living, in Jordan, MN.

A time of gathering will be on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 starting at 10:00 AM, with closing words at 11:40 AM, at Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation (833 S. Marschall Road) in Shakopee. Shirley’s grandchildren will be her pallbearers. Shirley will be laid to rest at Dassel Cemetery in Dassel, MN.

On November 17, 1924, Shirley was the first of three children born to William and Marie (Lunt) Gustafson, in Minneapolis, MN. She married her high school sweetheart, Roydon V. Johnson on February 16, 1946, after he returned from the war. They were blessed with four children, Virgil, Verne, Val and Vicki. After 36 years of marriage, Roydon passed in 1982.

In 2012, Shirley’s health declined, and Oak Terrace became her home. Shirley received great care and compassion from the staff.

Forever loved, Shirley will be missed by children, Virgil ( Mari) Johnson, Verne (Cindy) Johnson, Val (Yvonne) Johnson, Vicki (Jim) Melton; grandchildren, Greg, Alan, Marcus, Matthew, William, Robert, Benjamin, Daniel, Marie, Kimberly; great-grandchildren, Harper, Korra, Indigo, and soon baby boy, Colt; other family and friends.

There to welcome Shirley home in Heaven is her husband, Roydon; parents, William and Marie Gustafson; brothers, Roger Gustafson and Eugene (Shirley) Gustafson.

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  1. Sacramenta Landrum

    To the Johnson family and friends please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one Shirley.
    Please read God’s Psalms 83:18 wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death to be fulfilled very soon by his son Jesus Christ John 3:16 a resurrection back to life for both the righteous and the unrighteous Acts 24:15; John 5:28, 29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain or death Life without end Revelation 21: 1-5.

  2. My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends. May you find some comfort in the promise found in Revelation 21: 3-4 and 1 Thessalonians 4:14. Knowing that there is an opportunity to be reunited with loved ones.

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