Mildred “Millie” Mary Johnson, 87, Green Bay, WI, formerly from Park River, ND, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019.
Mildred “Millie” Mary Johnson, 87, Green Bay, WI, formerly from Park River, ND, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. She was born Sept. 8, 1932, in Grahams Island, ND, to the late Robert and Mary (Jones) Schlieve. Funeral Services on Monday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, ND. Burial in the Devils Lake Cemetery. Millie attended school in Warwick, ND. She went on to Josefs Hair Academy in Fargo, ND, to become a hairdresser, and graduated in 1951. Millie married Lloyd Johnson on June 23, 1951, in Hawley, MN. The couple moved to Park River in 1959 where they resided for the next 50 years. Millie loved to travel with her children and husband. She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Park River. After Lloyd’s retirement they wintered in Texas. She loved to sew, play cards, go fishing, camping in their camper, play bingo, bowl and do word puzzles. Millie is survived by; her five children, Gary Johnson, Linda (Tim) Baker, Daryl (Tracy Taylor, fiancée) Johnson, Marlene Knetter, and Loriann (Aaron) McCardle; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Hazel Ralston; two brothers, Donald (Lola) Schlieve and Arthur Schlieve; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by; her parents, Robert and Mary Schlieve; husband, Lloyd Johnson; sister, Mable Brown; three brothers, Lyle Schlieve, Leonard Schlieve and Tilford Schlieve.