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Age 88 Violet went to be with her Lord and Savior on Oct 27, 2023. Violet had a servant heart and loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren deeply. Preceded in death by her loving husband, William Johnson, and her parents Paul and Ethel Haglund. Sister of Paul Haglund, Jr. (Ruth). Dear mother of Scott (Suanna), Susan (Dan) Metzger, Walt (Connie), and Karen (John) Brabenec. Dear grandmother of Phil (Sarah), Rob (Ann), Kerstin (Brian) Simmons, Jessica (Brian) Nye, Luke Metzger, Ellie (Eric) Meberg, Laura (Steven) Greenaway, Rachel, Alex (Kelly), Neil, Jake Brabenec, Alyssa (Dawson) Brown, Kate Brabenec, and Billy Brabenec. Dear great grandmother of Owen and Jax Metzger-Nye, Aiden Metgzer, Dominic, Cade and Brielle Meberg, Jones Brown, William, Henrick, Anders and Nora Johnson, Jack and Ethan Simons. Violet was also the aunt to Linda and Jennifer Stone, Leanne Fields, Jeff (Glenda) Haglund, and Judy (Brent) Hoogewerf. Family graveside service at Union Cemetery held on November 6, 2023. Memorials preferred to Samaritan’s Purse (Samaritanspurse.org). Violet (Vi) was born to Paul Fritz and Ethel Marie (Anderson) Haglund on January 14, 1935. She grew up on the East Side of St. Paul, and was confirmed at First Covenant Church in St. Paul. She graduated from Johnson High School in 1953, and attended McAllister College. She married her high school sweetheart Bill Johnson on May, 25,1957. Vi’s passion was supporting her husband, raising their four children, loving their many dogs, gardening, feeding the birds and other animals found in the yard, and spending time in Hackensack at her lakefront home. She volunteered and was involved in many school activities at Minnehaha Academy where her children attended, including hockey, volleyball, track, basketball, baseball, and football. She and Bill would attend every event, and she would always have Scotcheroos in hand. Vi was also very active at First Covenant Church in St Paul, MN, Calvary Free in Walker, MN, The Lighthouse in Hackensack, MN, Christian Women’s Club, Community Bible Studyand Bible Study Fellowship. She wanted to know her Lord intimately and wanted those around her to know Him too and that Salvation was for everyone! We thank the staff at Good Life Senior Living in Hugo, MN for caring for our mom so kindly during her last days.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Violet Johnson, please visit Tribute Store
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