She passed away peacefully at her home of 63 years on August 2, 2013. She was 92 years old and was born in Bode IA on April 11, 1921 to Reuben and Lillie Torgerson. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her family was her life. A stay at home mom with many interests that kept her busy. She raised two boys, enjoyed Canasta with a large group of friends and enjoyed outings with her grandchildren, who were her joy. We will miss her dearly.
Rose is survived by her son James R. Johnson, his wife Maria, granddaughter Cynthia Krattiger, her husband Steve, grandson Douglas Johnson, his fiance Agnez, grandson Christopher Johnson, his wife Amy, great grandson Kyle Krattiger, great granddaughters Katelyn, Ashley, Alyssa Krattiger, also many nieces and nephews, her devoted neighbors of over 50 years Mikey, Dorothy, Doris and caregiver Lesbia.
Her death was preceded by her husband Robert Johnson, son Douglas Johnson, her father Reuben, her mother Lillie, brothers Leon, Torger, Merle and sister Shirley.