Kathleen Johnson, age 89, of Cambridge passed away on September 6, 2008 at Grace Pointe Crossing East, formerly Cambridge Health Care Center. A funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. James B. Chapman officiating.Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.
Kathleen Margaret Johnson was born on August 10, 1919 in Bath, England to Leonard and Gwendoline Pritchard. She was raised in England and served in the British Navy as a Warrant Officer in Administration and she survived the Battle of Briton. She met an American soldier, Robert W. Johnson, and they were married in Vienna. They came to the United States in 1947 and settled at Webster, Wisconsin. They later relocated to the Twin Cities. In 1990 Kathleen moved to Cambridge. She was in the foster grandparent program and she volunteered at the Cambridge Health Care Center before she became a resident there. She was an avid crossword puzzle worker, also enjoying knitting, crocheting, playing bingo and visiting with family and friends. She also enjoyed traveling with her children and grandchildren, having her hair styled, walking, sunning herself, Princess Diana and eating at Red Lobster.
Kathleen went home to the loving arms of her Savior at 7:00 A.M. on September 6, 2008 surrounded be her children and grandchildren at Grace Point Crossing East, Cambridge Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings.
She is survived by her children, Vikki (Paul) Fiskewold of Braham, Karen Johnson of Webster, Wisconsin, Bonnie (Roger) Thomas-Johnson of Dalbo, Michael Johnson of Grantsburg, Wisconsin; 8 granddaughters, Holly, Rachel, Bridgette, Gretchen, Sara, Kari, Katy and Brianna; 10 great-grandchildren, Casey, Cody, George, Andy, Kiley, Benny, Lauren, Robby, Grace and Ethan; and by many other relatives and friends.