Marlyce Ann Johnson, age 77, of Cambridge died June 27, 2015 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 P.M. Thursday, July 2nd at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service.
Marlyce Ann Redder Johnson grew up in the Morton area.
She married, then moved to Isanti County.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti, MN.
During her early years, she had opened her home to many foster kids in Isanti County. She worked at Green Acres Nursing Home in North Branch, MN.
Marlyce and Daryl married July 14th 1979 and moved from North Branch in 1983 to Weyerhaeuser, WI to open The Blue Hills Inn Supper Club. She was a great cook and made many special soups. Marlyce enjoyed all that went along with owning a supper club. After selling the supper club in 1993, they moved into the town of Weyerhaeuser where Marlyce brought her cooking skills into the Weyerhaeuser school district.
Marlyce had 3 children of her own and had adopted 3.
After Daryl passed, she moved to Mora, MN where she owned a town home and was involved in the community. She worked in the elementary school lunch room where she LOVED the interactions with the children. In her spare time she loved traveling and shopping, especially on QVC !!
Marlyce so enjoyed her trip to China with her sisters, Audrey and Janice.
In her later years, she moved to Cambridge, MN where she lived in a senior housing complex. She enjoyed all the company and Bingo days. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting hats and scarves to donate to local charities. Marlyce moved into Grace Pointe Crossing in December 2014 where she spent the rest of her life enjoying many visits from family and friends.
Marlyce passed away on June 27th 2015, she was 77 years young. She was with family at the time of her passing. Marlyce was preceded in death by her husband, Daryl, mother, Katherine Redder and nephew, Gary Lattery.
She is survived by her children, Kathy (Kenny), Patrick, Elizabeth, Sharon, Amber, and Rebecca; grandchildren, Brian (Vicki), Christopher (Stacey), Jessica (Steve), Joshua (Sarah), BreAnna (Brandon), Brooke, Dustin, Nicole and Dominique; great-grandchildren, Ariel, Isaiah, Daryl, Eben, Ilana, and Gaelan; sisters, Audery Lattery, Janice (Duane) Johnson and many nieces and nephews. And many, many friends.