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Leona Mae (LaRose) Johnson

Leona Mae (LaRose) Johnson

Leona Mae (LaRose) Johnson Eisch-kan-nah-nah-wah-be-quay (Strong Standing Woman) started her journey on January 6, 2014.

Born on March 5, 1946 in Detroit Lakes, MN to parents, John Joseph LaRose and Nancy Cummings-Rock-LaRose of Ponsford, MN, she met her lifetime companion of 53 years, Floyd Peter Johnson, Sr. and was married on January 14, 1967. They raised a family that consisted of 4 daughters and 2 sons, Lorena Marie Johnson, Cass Lake, MN; Lorraine Marie Johnson, Longville, MN; Lisa Michelle Johnson, Walker, MN; Loretta Mae Johnson (Gary), Park Rapids, MN; Lucas Wayne French, Longville, MN; and Floyd Peter Johnson, Jr., Pine River, MN.

Leona was very proud of all her 26 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, and all her nieces and nephews. She liked to go to pow-wows, play bingo, and also do her jigsaw puzzles.

She loved being with all her grandkids and supporting them in any competitions for princesses and braves. She will miss her little companion, Nessa, and she would like to thank everyone for being there supporting her family. Migwitch.

Leona will be laid to rest for she was the last of her immediate family. Visitation will begin at the Veteran's Building in Cass Lake, MN at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2014 and continue until a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2014.