Jenell ‘Nellie Jones’ Johnson-Brule, 44

Jenell (Nellie Jones) Amelia Johnson-Brule, age 44, of Kilkenny, MN, passed away unexpectedly late Friday, May 10, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones.

Funeral services will take place Friday, May 31 at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1224 6th Street, Howard Lake, MN, 55349. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m.

There will also be a celebration of life in Waterville, Saturday, June 1, at 4 p.m., at Bullheads Bar and Grill (256 W Main St E, Waterville, MN, 56096).

Nellie was born Aug. 16, 1974, in Devils Lake, ND, to Brad and JoAnn Johnson.

She enjoyed many activities and favorite hobbies including gardening, interior decorating, working on the farm, cooking, spending time down at the lake, and most importantly, spending time with her three children, large family, and her loving fiancé.

Jenell is loved and survived by her oldest daughter, Kelsey (Jacob) Johnson; son Jace Brule; and youngest daughter, Jordynn Brule; parents Brad and JoAnn Johnson; siblings Bill (Marita) Scheer, Shelly (James) McCormick, John (Lana) Johnson, and Richard (Julie) Valenzuela; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, John and Amelia LeNoir; paternal grandfather, Ernst Johnson; youngest sister, Monica Valenzuela; and nephew Baby Rich.

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