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Dorothy L. Johnson

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ST. CLOUD — Dorothy L. Johnson, 93, St. Cloud, formerly of Brainerd, died Jan. 15, 2012, in St. Cloud.

Dorothy was born on Feb. 15, 1918, in Brainerd, Minn., to the late David and Helen (Hollenbach) Tugwell. She married Alton H. Johnson on Sept. 17, 1949, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd. She was employed as a bookkeeper at the Brainerd courthouse. The couple moved to St. Cloud in 1955 and to Clearwater in 1978. She was a member of St. Luke’s Parish and Christian Women.

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Dorothy was an avid gardener who loved her flowers. She also enjoyed dancing, bowling, word circle puzzle books, Scrabble and playing cards. She also treasured time spent with her granddaughters.

Survivors include her children, Alice, of Waite Park, Richard and his wife, Karen, of Sauk Rapids, Theresa, of St. Cloud; four granddaughters, Teri Setrum and her husband, Mike, of St. Cloud, Amy K. Johnson, of Madison, Wis., Vicki Halverson and her husband, Mike, of St. Cloud, Kelly Imholte and her husband, Shaun, of St. Cloud; three great-grandchildren, Dylan, Chloe and Brayden Setrum; and sister, Rosemary Buley, and her husband, Jim, of Brainerd.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton in 2004; sister, Irene Kline; and brothers, David and John “Dutch” Tugwell.

A special thank you to the staff at Country Manor for the care given to Dorothy.

Services were held in Clearwater. Burial was in St. Luke’s Parish Cemetery, Clearwater.

Arrangements were with Daniel Funeral Homes.

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