Mavis N. Johnson passed away peacefully Aug. 8, 2019, at the Gunderson Harmony Care Center.

Mavis was born Dec. 7, 1927, in rural Lanesboro to Corday and Betsey Thompson. She graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1945 and married Donald A. Johnson of Harmony on July 30, 1950, settling on a farm in the Harmony area.

Mavis worked at Northwestern Bell Telephone, Fillmore County Sheriff's Office, and KFIL Radio. In 1979, Mavis and Donnie sold the farm and retired, moving into Harmony, where Mavis enjoyed walking with her friends, gardening, crocheting and was an avid reader.

Mavis also enjoyed volunteering at Harmony Healthcare for over 20 years and was an active member at Greenfield Lutheran Church serving on several committees, church council, WELCA and Miriam Circle.

Mavis is preceded in death by her husband, Donald; a baby daughter, Betsey Louise; a brother, Donald Thompson, and his wife Beverly; brothers-in-law, David Drake and Gene Johnson; and nephew, Robin Drake.

She is survived by her brother, Robert (Marilyn) Thompson of Lanesboro; three sisters, Charlotte Johnson of Whalan, Phylis (Nester) Chiglo of Caledonia, and Marjorie Drake of Lanesboro; and many nieces and nephews, who all treasured Mavis dearly.

A Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at Greenfield Lutheran Church, Harmony, with Pastor Nicholas D. Drake officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. before the services at the church. Burial will be in the Greenfield Cemetery in Harmony following the services.

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