Sherry K. Johnson

December 13, 2018

May 6, 1933 – Dec. 7, 2018

Sherry K. Johnson, age 85, of Marshall, formerly of Lake Benton, passed away Friday, Dec. 7 at Prairie Home Hospice – McLaughlin House in Marshall. Rosary will be Sunday, Dec. 16, 4 p.m. at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Lake Benton. Visitation will follow from 4-6:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. at church. Interment will follow at St. Genevieve Catholic Cemetery in Lake Benton. Hartquist Funeral Home – Lake Benton Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Sherry Karen Johnson was born May 6, 1933 in San Francisco, California. She was adopted by Nona Nelson Preston Gray. They made their home in New York until 1939, when they traveled by train to Tyler. In 1944, Nona died; Sherry was then adopted by her aunt and uncle, Marguerite and Hugh McCaffrey of Verdi. Sherry graduated from Verdi High School in 1951. On Sept. 15, 1951, Sherry and Dennis Vern Johnson were married at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Lake Benton.
Sherry is survived by her daughters Pamela (LaWayne) Petersen and their two children, and Christine (William) Knutson and their two children; her sons Michael (Lisa) Johnson and their two children, and Thomas (Tami) Johnson and their three children; and eight greatgrandchildren. Sherry was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.