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RAMONA JOHNSON

RAMONA JOHNSON

Ramona Elizabeth Ledgerwood Lanthier Johnson, recently of St. Paul, MN, died naturally of old age (95), on Jan. 1, 2003. She was living at the Johanna Shores-Presbyterian Homes of Arden Hills.

Ramona was a resident of Duluth, MN since her birth on March 29, 1917. She also resided for a number of years in Green Valley, AZ. Ramona was a 1935 graduate of Denfeld High School, former employee of the Duluth Clinic, and former volunteer at St. Mary's Clinic - Duluth. She spent a lifetime being active in her community, was a steadfast friend to many and a "mom" to whomever needed one. She was much loved.

Ramona was preceded in death by her: husbands Clifford P. Lanthier, Sr. and Jack D. Johnson; son Craig Lanthier and stepdaughters Jacqueline Shephard, Gayle and husband Jack Nelson. She is survived by daughter Nancy Lanthier Carroll (Jerome) of St. Paul; son Clifford P. Lanthier, Jr. (Lan) of Superior; grandchildren Tammie EnvaII of Cromwell and C. Peter Lanthier, III (Tricia) of Proctor and their children; sister June Howe (Harry and son Peter) of Orinda, CA; stepson Jeffrey Johnson (Susie) of Florida; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren from her marriage to Jack Johnson.

She leaves behind special friends Ted Brink and Bev Johnson of Arizona, Leona Zalar and Irene Enrico of Duluth, and a host of beloved friends, too many to name.

Ramona was cremated and no service is currently planned. You may honor and remember her by making a contribution to your local arts: symphony, opera, theatre, galleries, etc. Ramona had a lifetime love of all the arts.

"Remember me in the warmth of the sun,

and when the moon lights up the night;

"Remember me when a gentle breeze caresses your cheek or

a soft rain washes away your troubles.

Remember me and be glad for the time we shared."

Nlcarroll 2010




Published in Green Valley News & Sun on Jan. 9, 2013
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