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Roxy C. Johnson, 66

Roxy Colleen (Wendt) Johnson, age 66, of Winsted, formerly of Waconia, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Strong and graceful throughout her journey, Roxy was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend.

She is survived by her loving husband, Loren Johnson; children Kyle (Teresa) Johnson of Minnetonka, and Tracy Johnson of Cold Spring; grandchildren Eli and Marcus; mother Lille Eickhoff of St. James; brother Mike Wendt of Mountain Lake; and sister Sheryl Wendt of St. James.

Roxy was preceded in death by her father, Orval R. Wendt; and a sister, Louise “Mickey” Karau.

A memorial service celebrating Roxy’s life took place Saturday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, with the Rev. Paul Bortnem officiating. Music was provided by organist Jan Smith, soloist Tim Smith, and Alan Teubert on the dulcimer.

Visitation preceded the service, starting at 9 a.m. at the church.