Ruth M. Johnson, age 85, of Paynesville, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at her home.
Private family services will be held, with burial in Atwater United Cemetery in Atwater. Arrangements are with Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
Ruth was born Feb. 27, 1925, in Westbrook, MN, to Benjamin and Anna (Bushman) Knudson.
She married Glenn K. Johnson May 13, 1944, in Litchfield.
Ruth is survived by her sons and daughter, Michael Johnson of Willmar, Ron Johnson of St. Regis, MT, Roy (Ruth) Johnson of Heron, MT, and Karlene (Wilbert) Reif, Jr. of Frankenmuth, MI; 14 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glenn, Sept. 10, 2006; and 10 siblings.