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Ruth Anne Johnson

Ruth Anne Johnson

Ruth Anne Johnson, nee Ponath, age 89 of Cameron, WI, formerly of New Richmond, WI passed away peacefully on August 19, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born on May 24, 1929 in Stillwater, MN. She married Milton V. "Mike" Johnson on March 10, 1948 in Stillwater, MN. The union was blessed with six children. Ruth is survived by Charlene (John) Hoyt, Cathy (Bill) Meehan, Cynthia (Jeffrey) Harley, and Timothy (Mary) Johnson; grandchildren, Ed (Diane) Nordquist, Alex (Inger) Nordquist, Tammy (Mike) Meehan-Russell, Nerissa (Daniel) Solovitz, Daniel (Kari) Meehan, Emily Harley, Jacob Johnson, Grace Johnson, Emma Johnson; nephew, Clifford Kiesow; great-grandchildren, Kenzie Nordquist, Isabella Sanderud-Nordquist, Matthew Russell, Trent Meehan, Catie Russell, Ayla Douglas, Johannas Sanderud-Nordquist, Aiden Meehan, Lily Sanderud-Nordquist, Ajay Douglas, Oscar Solovitz; and many other nieces, nephews, family and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Mike Johnson; parents, Edward H. and Luella V (Hauck) Ponath; sister, Sylvia (Russell) Kiesow; and sons, Richard "Rick" Johnson and Scott Johnson. Ruth lead an active life. She was a retired legal assistant and retired clerk for the Township of Star Prairie. Ruth was an avid reader and loved the library. Memorials are preferred, and all gifts will be donated to the Carleton A. Friday Memorial Library. A Celebration of Ruth's Life will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 11 am at the Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel, 112 W 3rd Street, New Richmond, WI. Memorial visitation will also be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 10-11 am at the funeral home. Interment will be held in Salem Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Stillwater, MN. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.