Mabel Josephine Johnson
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April 26, 1919 - May 20, 2013
Mabel passed away peacefully on May 20th at Sherbrooke Community Centre. Mabel is lovingly remembered by daughters Norma (Roger) and Ann (Alan), grandchildren Jennifer (Brenton), Lisa, Olivia, and Andrew. Also remembered by her sister Helen Campbell, and sister-in-law Alma Peterson, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mabel was predeceased by her parents Olof and Olivia Peterson and her husband Ted Johnson. She was predeceased by sisters Agnes (Bill), Mary (Eber), Hildur (Dave) and Olive. By her brothers Martin (Mabel), Carl, Harold and brother-in-law Cliff. She was also predeceased by Ted's siblings Elsie (Tom), Edith, Alan (Marie). Mabel was born on the family farm near Minnedosa Manitoba. Although she lost her mother at a very young age she fondly remembered good times with her father and siblings while growing up. Mabel attended Willowgrove School and later Covenant Bible Institute in Prince Albert. She received her LPN training in Winnipeg and began a career in nursing. In 1952 she married Ted Johnson. Mabel enjoyed being a farm wife and raising their family. Ted and Mabel shared many wonderful years together. In their retirement they enjoyed travelling and visiting family. Mabel was a long-time member of the Minnedosa Covenant Church. She had a strong personal faith and lived it out on a daily basis. Mabel was kind and thoughtful and had a generous spirit of hospitality. In 2006 Mabel moved to Saskatoon to be closer to family. She always maintained her positive outlook and her ability to enjoy each day. Special thanks to all those who provided support to Mom over the past years, most recently the staff of house 5 at Sherbrooke Community Centre. If so desired, memorial donations in Mabel's memory may be made to Sherbrooke Community Centre, 401 Acadia Drive, Saskatoon, SK. S7H 2E7 A service of celebration for Mabel's life will be held on Saturday June 1 at 2:00 at College Park Covenant Church 909 Acadia Drive Saskatoon, Pastor Kirsten Waldschmidt officiating. An interment service will be held on Tuesday July 23 at 2:00 at the Smoland Cemetery Minnedosa Manitoba, Pastor Murray Carter officiating. Arrangements in care of David Schurr Arrangements in care David Schurr - MOURNING GLORY FUNERAL SERVICES (306-978-5200)
Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix from May 22 to May 30, 2013