Betty Anne Johnson, age 77, of Hutchinson, passed away Sunday at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
Memorial Services will be Friday at 11:00 A.M., at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson with interment in the Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be Thursday 5:00-7:00 P.M. and will continue one hour prior to the service ALL at the funeral chapel.
Betty Anne Johnson was born on January 29, 1939, in Olivia, Renville County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Harlan and Bessie (Jakes) Schiebel. Betty Anne was baptized as an infant, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth, both at Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She received her education in Hutchinson, and was a graduate of the Hutchinson High School Class of 1957.
On November 30, 1957, Betty Anne was united in marriage to Myron Johnson at Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson. This marriage was blessed with three children, Chris, Craig and Cheryl. Betty Anne and Myron resided in Hutchinson. They shared 54 years of marriage until Myron passed away on May 24, 2012.
Betty Anne operated Mode-O-Day Dress Shop and Browns Floral. She also worked at Burns Manor Nursing Home in Hutchinson as an aide for 9 years. She retired in 2001. Betty Anne was a member of Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson. She was also a member of the Hutchinson American Legion Auxiliary Post #96, the Hutchinson VFW Auxiliary Post #906, and the Hutchinson Safety Council.
Betty Anne enjoyed ceramics, crocheting, playing bingo, tending to her gardens, arranging flowers and collecting loons. She loved going to the lake, where she enjoyed watching the loons and fishing. Betty loved riding in convertibles and was also the social butterfly at Harmony River Living Center. She especially cherished spending time with her family, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends.
When Betty Anne needed assistance with her daily care she became a resident of Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota on July 28, 2008. She passed away there on Sunday, January 31, 2016, at the age of 77 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Betty Anne is survived by her:
Children, Chris Johnson and his wife, Dolly of Hutchinson, MN,
Craig Johnson and his wife, Patricia of Hutchinson, MN,
Cheryl Johnson of Hutchinson, MN;
Grandchildren, Nicole Countryman and her husband, Jeff, Jameson Johnson, Jalen Johnson, Logan Zwayer, Jeremy Cin and his wife, Kitty, Corey Hanrahan and his wife, Dana, April Hanrahan and Tyler , Michael Lickfelt;
Great Grandchildren, Jeremiah Countryman, Shayne Lickfelt, Elsie and Henry Hanrahan, Oakley Esping and Nomiki Cin;
Sisters, Ginger Yerks of Hutchinson, MN,
Judy Schiebel of Chariton, IA,
Marie Andres and her husband, Jerome of Delano, MN;
Brothers, William Schiebel and his wife, Elaine of Hutchinson, MN,
Richard Schiebel of Hutchinson, MN;
Many Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Betty Anne is preceded in death by her Father, Harlan Schiebel; Mother, Bessie Jakes; Step-Mom, Opal Gack; Husband, Myron Johnson; Granddaughter, Miranda Lickfelt; Daughter-In-Law, Becca Johnson; Sister, Ella Miller and her husband, Earl; Brother-In-Law, Orlin Yerks.