Roena Johnson, age 83, of Cambridge, formerly of Isanti, died January 5, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Roena Mae Johnson was born February 26, 1937 in Mora to Lawrence and Alice (Birkman) Black. The family moved to Cambridge where she attended school and graduated from Cambridge High School. Roena married Don Johnson on August 18, 1957 and they made their home in Isanti. She worked at Grandview Christian Home for several years. Roena was a long time member of Elim Baptist Church in Isanti. Her interests and hobbies included gardening, knitting, walking and visiting in California with family that lived there.
Roena died on January 5, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids at the age of 83. She is survived by 3 children, Sheila (Andrew) Walkowiak of Coon Rapids, Scott (Laurie) Johnson of Forest Lake, Allan (Karen) Johnson of Isanti; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 siblings, Arlyne (Travis) Brazil , Betty Saunders , Ronald (Leona) Black all of California; sister-in-law, Beverly (Dave) Mattson of Braham; and by many other relatives and friends.