Lillian M. Johnson, age 89 of Montrose, died Saturday, April 18, 1998 at the Delano Healthcare Center.
Lillie was born April 28, 1908 in Swift County, Minn. to Albert and Gunhilde (Hoff) Anderson. Lillie was married to John P. Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; son-in-law, Raymond Secora; grandson, Ronald Secora; and great-grandson, Stephen Elsen.
Lillie is survived by four sons: John M. and Mary Lou, Lloyd and Orle, Kenneth, all of Montrose and Roger and Donna of Buffalo; four daughters: Dolly Secora of Delano, Janice and Joe Kieser of Lester Prairie, Joan and Herman Epple of Montrose, and Evelyn Morrison of Montrose; 18 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano on Monday from 4-8 p.m. and for one hour at the church prior to the service.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 21 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Montrose with the Reverend Marvin E. Repinski officiating.
Music was by Curtis Kieser, Herb Epple and Colette Epple with congregational singing.
Interment was in Cassel Cemetery in Delano. Pallbearers were grandchildren: Steve Johnson, Jim Johnson, Sherry Elsen, Terry Johnson, Craig Kieser, Carey Kieser, Janelle Epple and Johnny Morrison.
Honorary pallbearers were also grandchildren: Kevin Johnson, Sandy Alger, Susie Elsen, David Johnson, Shelley Bergman, Curtis Kieser, Cathy Bartholomew, Annette Epple, Colette Epple and Donna Fredin.