Debra A. “Deb” Johnson


Debra A. “Deb” Johnson, 68, of Superior, died Thursday, February 17, 2022, at Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.

She was born September 10, 1953, in Superior, daughter of Ronald and Mary (Cortlick) Glanville.

Deb worked many years as a registered nurse and was a long-time member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Superior, and was a Girl Scout troop leader.

Some of her many interests were stamping, scrapbooking, crocheting, teaching Sunday school, music and elephants. Her greatest love was spending time with family and sharing her faith.

Preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Ronald Jr. and sister, Susan.

Survivors include her children, Jennifer (Jeffrey) Kloss, South Range, and Jared Johnson, Superior; granddaughter, Siarra; siblings, Tim Glanville, Superior, and Jane (Gary) Roisum, South Range; sister-in-law, Sue Bourgeois, Hartsville, SC; and nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 10 until the 11:00 a.m. celebration of life service on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Downs Funeral Home, 1617 N. 19th Street, Superior. Gary Banker will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Tim Glanville, Jared Johnson, Jeffrey Kloss, Matt Jahn, Gary Roisum and Tommy Trolson.

Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Superior.

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