Anna (Ann) B. Johnson, 96, died May 4, 2008. She was formerly living at the Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center in Pine River, Minn. Ann was born Oct. 29, 1911, in Bavier, Mo.
She was the eldest child of German immigrants, Carl and Martha (Ludwig) Herrmann. The family moved to Minneapolis where Ann graduated from Emmerson High School and attended the University of Minnesota while working for General Mills.
In 1938, she married Russell E. Johnson and moved to Montana. They subsequently lived in Idaho, Minnesota and Arizona. Following the death of her husband in 1992, Ann returned to Minnesota. She enjoyed travel, golf, sewing, reading and watching birds.
Survivors include daughters, Arlene (Mike) Naylon, Robin (Chuck) Meyer and Valerie King; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Russell Herrmann; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted by Pastor Arthur Frenz Jr. at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Baxter, Minn., on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at 11:30 a.m. with a visitation one hour prior to services. A graveside service will be held at Woodland Hills Cemetery in Mankato at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2008.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.
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