Eleanor Sigrid Johnson, age 87 of Virginia, died Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Edgewood Vista in Virginia. She was born November 19, 1933 in Duluth, the daughter of Iver and Sigrid (Hokkanson) Kjellman and was a 1951 graduate of Proctor High School. Eleanor married Roy E. Johnson on July 31, 1954 in Proctor and they moved to Virginia in 1959. She was employed for many years at the House of Fabrics in Virginia, and the Red Owl Bakery. Eleanor was a member of Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church in Virginia, was an avid Minnesota Twins fan, enjoyed reading, traveling, camping and bowling.
Eleanor is survived by her children: Brett (Susan) Johnson of Esko, Evelyn (Richard) Kinnunen of Britt and Eric (Patty) Johnson of St. Bonifacius, MN; sister: Norma Bowers; grandchildren: Sarrah, Alison, Rainee, Erin, Austin, and Cassandra; great-grandchildren: Tristan, Jacob, Carter, Elliette, Preston, and Kellen; extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Roy; brothers: Donald Kjellman and Frederick Kjellman; and grandson: Bradley Lahti.
A private family committal service will be held at the Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Minneapolis.
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