Sherry Johnson Obituary, Sherry Johnson Has Passed Away – Death Cause
Sherry Johnson Obituary, Death – On May 5, 2021, Sharon (Sherry) Lee Johnson, who resided in St. James, Minnesota, reached the age of 80 and died away while at home surrounded by family. A memorial service honoring the deceased will take place at the First Lutheran Church in St. James on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Reverend Andy Hermodson-Olsen and Reverend Matthew Seegert will preside over the event. The church will be open for visitation beginning at eleven in the morning until the start of the service.
The protocols established by Covid 19 will be adhered to. On March 17, 1941, Sherry Hanefeld was born to her parents, Gordy and Helen Hanefeld, in Windom, Minnesota. She received her diploma from Windom High School in 1959, and on August 6, 1960, she wed the man who would become the love of her life, Myron Johnson. She was devoted to her roles as a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend in her community.
Sherry had a lifelong interest in interior design, retail therapy, and all things social, but she particularly enjoyed hosting gatherings for her family and close friends. She was an involved member of the St. James community as well as the First Lutheran Church, where she made significant contributions. Okoboji, a place that Sherry fell in love with when she was a child and that has been a significant travel destination for her and her family throughout the years, provided Sherry with many of the best days of her life.
Sherry is survived by her two children, Pamela (Johnson) and Joel Wacholz of North Mankato, and Mark and Kimberly Johnson of Madelia; five grandchildren, Jamie (Wacholz) and Chris Kollen, Jessica Wacholz, Amber Johnson, Kaelyn Johnson, and Maxwell Johnson; and two great-grandchildren, Ainsley and Emerson. Sherry was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Johnson. Her brother, Douglas Hanefeld, who lives in Vancouver, Washington, and her sister-in-law, Carol Ihrke, who lives in Blair, Nebraska, are also among the living.