Obituary: Alice J. Johnson
March 17, 2023
Alice was a 1946 Cloquet High School graduate. She married Paul Johnson on Sept. 4, 1950, in Cloquet. She worked as a cook for the Cloquet school district for 26 years. Alice was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Cloquet and was active with the church’s funeral food circle, newsletter, bulletin, and a greeter during services. She volunteered at Sunnyside Health Care Center, calling bingo games for many years. Alice loved to watch her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren play sports. Knitting was a passion, especially making hats and
mittens. Alice participated in bowling leagues and qualified for the Senior Olympics numerous times. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary of the Hebert-Kennedy Post 3979 of Cloquet.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul, in 1981; brothers, Lloyd (Bea) Johnson and Dwayne (Lawonna) Johnson; and sister, Jean Bolme. She is survived by her daughter, Candee (Paul) Carlson; sons, Keith (Cheryl) and Kevan (Nancy) Johnson; grandchildren, Lori Carlson, Aaron Carlson, Jessica (Jake) Davis, Ryanne (Steve) Battaglia, Angela (Terry) Laine, Rachel Nentl and Paul Johnson; great-grandchildren, Logan MacLeod-Carlson, Morgan Carlson, Noah MacLeod, Jack Battaglia, Olivia Battaglia, Jayce Laine, Ailie Laine, Sophia Laine and Charlie Nentl; brother-in-law, Bob Bolme; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the Sunnyside Health Care Center for their compassionate care shown to Alice and her family.
Visitation: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, March 22 at Nelson Funeral Care. A lunch reception will follow in the fellowship room. Interment will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, visit http://www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.