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Ruth Johnson 05/03/2021

Ruth Johnson, age 94, died on Monday May 3, 2021 at the St Croix Health Center in New Richmond. She was born the daughter of Frank and Willa Preeshl on March 23, 1927 in New Richmond. Ruth was an intelligent and quick-witted woman. She graduated as valedictorian of New Richmond High School, class of 1945. She was involved in professional accounting until age 90. Most recently, she was with Guinn, Vinopol, and Zahradka. A gentle soul, she is survived by her two children, Keith and Carla. She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald H. Johnson. A private family graveside service was in New Richmond Cemetery. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.


  • Babette Simantel Posted May 6, 2021 10:51 am

    Ruth was such a lovely lady. We enjoyed a chat whenever we ran into each other.

  • Lennet Radke Posted May 7, 2021 11:20 am

    Ruth was a woman ahead of her time. Blessings to her children and family.

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