Janice Johnson, age 69, of St. James, died on Thursday, February 14, 2013,
at Mayo Clinic Health System-Fairmont, LUTZ Wing Nursing Home, after a hard
fought 3 year battle with breast cancer.
Funeral services will 10:30am, Monday, February 18, 2013, at St. Paul's Ev.
Lutheran Church in St. James with Rev. Matthew Natsis officiating.
Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in St. James.
Visitation will be at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James on Sunday from 4pm to
8pm and one hour before services at the church on Monday.
You may send the family condolences online at www.sturmfh.com
Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James.
Janice was born to Leonard and Olga (Graf) Carter in Fairmont, MN on May
8th, 1943. She lived in Fairmont until 1953 upon moving to Windom where she
was confirmed at Our Savior Lutheran Church. She moved to St. James in 1953
where she graduated from St. James High School in 1961. Janice and Robert
were united in marriage at St Paul’s Lutheran Church on June 24th, 1961.
Janice worked at the Creasant Café in St James, before becoming a dispatcher
at the Watonwan County Law Enforcement Center in 1969. Trips uptown to play
bingo and quilting were among her favorite hobbies. Some of her most
enjoyable times were spent at Leech Lake with her family where she fished,
socialized, and spent many days relaxing while watching the sunsets with her
growing family. Janice is survived by her ever supporting husband, Robert,
son Jeff (Joyce) Johnson of Windom, MN, daughter, Jayna Johnson and special
friend, Sam of Bloomington, MN, son Jared (Tabitha) Johnson of St. James,
MN; grandchildren: Mercedes, Branch, Jasmin, Hunter, and Reed; sister Mary
(Chuck) Williams of Fairmont, MN, sister Beverly Milow of Welcome, MN;
brother in law Marlyn (Carol) Johnson of St. James MN, sister in law Elaine
Hanson of St. James MN and many loving nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents Olga and Leonard Carter