Karen Johnson, 61, Thief River Falls, Minn., and formerly of Lancaster, Minn., passed away at Thief River Falls Care Center on Wednesday, May 22, 2018.
Karen Jillaine Johnson was born April 4, 1958, in Karlstad, Minn., to Ray and Lillah (Goodrich) Johnson. She grew up on the family farm near Lancaster and graduated from Lancaster High School in 1976. Karen worked for the Thief River Falls Times and Sanford Health. Karen loved fun, friends and family. Her generous and caring nature will be missed.
She is survived by her brothers, Lowell and Kevin; a sister, Michelle Mukhtar; sisters-in-law, Diane McFadden and Carol Beecher; brother-in-law, Nasir Mukhtar; and many nieces, nephews and close friends.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Lillah.
Memorial services are scheduled for Sunday, June 9, 2019, at 2 p.m. in Sion Lutheran Church, Lancaster. Visitation will be held at the church for one hour prior to the service. Pastor Kathy Levenhagen, presiding.
Austin Funeral Chapel, Hallock, is in charge of the arrangements. www.austinfuneralchapel.com