DEERWOOD - Marlys Johanson, age 72, of Deerwood, formerly of Richfield, died on July 3, 2009, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby surrounded by her family. She was born on Sept. 16, 1936, in Friberg Township, Minn., to Joseph and Ida "Edith" (Nehk) Kugler. She was a long time employee of the Richfield Public Schools.
She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Survivors include her husband, Dean; one son, Todd (Ivy) Johanson, of Algonquin, Ill.; two daughter, Heidi (Michael) Larsen, of St. Louis Park, Shana (Jon) Scharf-Johanson, of Minnetonka; four grandchildren, Maren and Taylor Scharf and Nicholas and Avery Johanson; three sisters, LuVerne Woody, of Portland, Ore., Bernice Braaten, of Kindred, N.D., LuJean Shei, of Underwood, Minn.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18 at the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby. Burial will be at the MN State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. Friends may call on Saturday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial are preferred.
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