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Colleen C. (Larkin) Johnson

Colleen Clara Johnson, 63, formerly of Brainerd, passed away June 30, 2012, at Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, Calif., surrounded by family.

She was born April 13, 1949, to Arthur and Lucille Larkin in Brainerd, Minn. Colleen attended St. Francis Catholic School and graduated from Washington High School in 1967.

She is survived by her daughters Julie Johnson, McKinleyville, Calif., and Elizabeth (Johnson) Cofske, Escondido, Calif.; three grandchildren; six sisters, Mary Larkin, Baxter, Minn., Maureen Knox (her twin), Escondido, Calif., Teresa Hawker, Lake San Marcos, Calif., Veronica Allen, San Diego, Sheila Nickels, St. Louis, Mo., Eileen Peterson, Sherbrooke, Quebec; and her brother, Francis Larkin, Edina, Minn.

Colleen’s parents preceded her in death.

A funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd on Monday, July 23, 2012, at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Evergreen Cemetery.