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Mary Lou Johnson

Mary Lou Johnson

Mary Lou Johnson, 61, of Bemidji, MN died Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at her home.

Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2013 at St. Philips Catholic Church, Bemidji with Fr. Don Braukmann officiating. A Time of Sharing will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home and family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mary Lou Traut was born June 9, 1952 in Bemidji to Loren and Ellouise (Miller) Traut. She attended Carr Lake Elementary school and Bemidji High School, graduating in 1970. Mary was united in marriage to Roger Johnson on July 7, 1973 in Bemidji. Mary worked for Northland Tackle, UPS and Bemidji Woolen Mills. She enjoyed dancing, fishing, flower gardening, going for walks on the beach and her annual trip to Mexico. Her true love was to spend time with her 4 grandchildren and her family.

She is survived by her husband, Roger Johnson of Bemidji; daughters Joey (Ryan) Wyszynski of Oak Grove and Jena (Jason) Katzenberger of Monticello; 4 grandchildren, Madison, Haden, Shae and Reece; mother, Ellouise Dahlgren of Bemidji; sisters, Diana Schmidt of Bemidji and Linda (Greg) Carlson of Bemidji; brothers, John Traut of Grenora, ND, Jim (Kristi) Traut of Belle Plaine, Jeff Traut of Eaton, CO and Joel Traut of Eaton, CO.

She was preceded in death by her father.

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