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Obituary: Dixie F. Johnson

Dixie F. Johnson, 69, of Munger died peacefully on Aug. 20, 2023, at Barnes Care in Esko. She was born Sept. 22, 1953, in Duluth, the daughter of Romand and Vera (Pemble) Eilefson. Dixie grew up and graduated in Hermantown. She was a certified nursing assistant at Viewcrest Health Center in Duluth for 41 years until retiring in 2015. Dixie loved to garden, watch the Minnesota Vikings, and go on yearly fishing trips to the Gunflint Trail with her family and friends.

Dixie was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Beverly Torgerson and Barbara Wrazidlo. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Steven; her children, Vickie (Wayne Nordin) and Brent; grandsons, Drake and Grant Nordin; brothers, Ron (Key), Gene (Linda), Chuck (Linda) and Jack (Nancy) Eilefson; special friend, Lori; caretakers, Terri, Melanie and Donna; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff at Barnes Care and St. Croix Hospice for their kindness and excellent care of Dixie.

A Celebration of Life for Dixie was held Sept. 24 at the Munger Town Hall. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Care of Cloquet.

Pine Knot News, Sept. 1, 2023