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Lorraine Geneva Johnson[1]

Female 1921 - 2009  (87 years)


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  • Name Lorraine Geneva Johnson  [2, 3
    Born 16 Oct 1921  Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jun 2009  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried East Grace Cemetery, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Lorraine Geneva Benson, 87, of Rushford died on Friday, June 12, 2009, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Lorraine was born on October 16, 1921, in Fillmore County, Minn. to Edward and Isabelle (Hilden) Johnson. She attended school in Choice, Minn. On January 26, 1945, she married Raymond Benson in Mabel, Minn. Lorraine lived in the Mabel, Peterson, and Rushford areas. She mainly was a homemaker, but did work at Rush Products in Rushford, Minn., Houston Newspaper in Houston, Minn., and the Box Factory in Peterson, Minn. Lorraine always enjoyed the outdoors and her garden. She also enjoyed crocheting hot pan holders, and visiting with family and friends. She loved to sit outside of her apartment on her bench and visit with neighbors. Lorraine is survived by a son; granddaughter; grandson; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one sister; one brother; and by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; two brothers: Harvey and Clarence "Buddy" Johnson; and four sisters: Amy Larson, Elsie Olson, Vivian Stennes, and Delores Hansen. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 19, at Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson, Minn. with the Rev. Ron Warnes officiating. Burial will be in the East Grace Cemetery in Peterson, Minn. Friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at Hoff Funeral Homes - Rushford Chapel and one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. [5]
    Person ID I4893  Mindrum
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2014 

    Family Raymond Arnold Benson,   b. 8 Apr 1916, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 2000, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1945  Mabel, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F3427  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Benson, Raymond and Lorraine Johnson
    Benson, Raymond and Lorraine Johnson

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S349] Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002, www.ancestry.com, Lorraine Geneve.

    3. [S6231] www.findagrave.com, Lorraine Geneva.

    4. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    5. [S8217]