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Shirley Ann (Loftus) Johnson, 71, of Northwood, ND passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at her home in Northwood. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Northwood.
Shirley Loftus was born July 1st, 1944 to Vincent and Judith (Cerny) Loftus in Lodi, California. She grew up in Austin, Minnesota and Greeley, Colorado, where she graduated. On November 23rd, 1963, Shirley was united in marriage to Robert Johnson in Greeley, Colorado. They were stationed at air force bases which included Wyoming and Arkansas. They then settled in Northwood where she remained the rest of her life. Shirley was a housewife, did in-home daycare, sold Avon, and worked at the Northwood Deaconess Nursing Home. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Shirley enjoyed BINGO, knitting, dancing, fishing, babysitting grandchildren and getting together with family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Johnson, Northwood, ND; children: Perry (Susie) Johnson, Northwood, ND; Dwight (Kim) Johnson, Northwood, ND; Shaun (Darrell) Hoogendoorn, Ireton, IA; Brothers and Sisters: Walt, Richard, Vincent, George, Judy, Della and their families; Grandchildren: Kally (Johnson) Anhorn, Tabitha Johnson, Tiffany Johnson, Sarina (Johnson) Manthei, Cody Chester, Trish (Olson) Mikelson, Tonya Olson, Carley (Hoogendoorn) Anderson, Daley Hoogendoorn, Daniel Hoogendoorn; Great-grandchildren: Kiarra, Drayton, MaKenna, Mason, Mak, Lexus, Kael, and Adeline.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Vincent and Judith (Cerny) Loftus.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Ebenezer Lutheran Church
220 South Dohney Street
Northwood, ND 58267
Sorry sorry for your loss. Your mom will be greatly missed! She always had a smile on her face and Always made people laugh! I miss you Aunt Shirley but will never forget you! RIP.
Arlene Morrell Jun 18 2016 12:00 AM
My sincere symphathy to the family,Oh! how she will be missed,She always lite up the room, cheerful, and so much enjoyed her company. I will be with you in thought this afternoon. So sorry! Liz.
Elizabeth. McWilliams Jun 18 2016 12:00 AM
I just can't believe she is gone, will miss her and Robert coming down to the lake and playing mexican train. We had a lot of fun. I won't forget all the good times.
Della Viestenz Jun 17 2016 12:00 AM
What a beautiful, special person Shiley was.My prayers to the family. Her presense will be missed but, she lives on in the hearts of all the people she touched
Diane Claveau Jun 16 2016 12:00 AM
Dear Robert and Family, My deepest sympathy to you all at this very sad time! I know how painful this is and will keep you in my prayers for comfort and strength. Love, DiAnna Thingelstad
DiAnna Thingelstad Jun 15 2016 12:00 AM