Delores Y. "Dolly" Johnson,
Delores Y. "Dolly" Johnson, 75, lifelong Superior resident, died in her home Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, in Superior. She was born Aug. 8, 1932, in Superior to Ralph and Helen (Holt) Wilson. Dolly attended schools in Superior and was a homemaker. Sh...
Delores Y. "Dolly" Johnson, 75, lifelong Superior resident, died in her home Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, in Superior.
She was born Aug. 8, 1932, in Superior to Ralph and Helen (Holt) Wilson.
Dolly attended schools in Superior and was a homemaker.
She married Edmond "Scotty" Johnson Jan. 10, 1970, in Superior and celebrated 23 years of marriage before he passed away in October 1993.
Dolly was a longtime active member of the Hope Congregational Church in Billings Park where she served as head of hospitality and was active with AWANA. She also served as secretary at TOPS.
She loved to bake bread and cookies from scratch and enjoyed playing cribbage, board and word games with family and friends.
Dolly is survived by three daughters, Linda (Alan) Mettner, Two Harbors, Frances (Dean) Voight, Shawano, and Jordanna (Gary) Paulus, Superior; one son, William "Bill" (Betty) Liberty, Superior; 10 grandchildren, Michelle (Steve) Dunn, Angela (Shane Koukari) Owen, Aaron (Jennie Grimm) Voight, Adam (Tabitha Reiter) Voight, Ross (Laura) Mettner, Travis (Jennette Turnquist) Mettner, Amy (Jacob) Ojard, Brittany Liberty, Stephanie Paulus and Brentton Paulus; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Wilbert "Wil" (Phoebe) Wilson, Blaine, Minn., Dennis (Sylvia) Wilson, St. Louis Park, Minn., and Dale (Grace) Wilson, Superior; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Scotty, Dolly was preceded in death by two brothers, Wesley and Harold Wilson; her best friend, Fern Lazarski; and her former husband, William F. Liberty.
Visitation will be at 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Saturday in Hope Congregational Church. Pastor Michael Casperson will officiate.
Burial will be in Nemadji Cemetery.
Dolly's grandchildren will be recognized as honorary pallbearers.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Hope Congregational Church.
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.