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Dorothy Mae Johnson, 82

Dorothy Mae Johnson, age 82, of River Falls, died Friday, Feb. 14, at the River Falls Area Hospital.

Dorothy was born on Dec. 15, 1931, in Prescott, the daughter of Henry and Anna (Marek) Hildebrandt. She was a 1950 graduate of River Falls High School. Dorothy married Vernon J. Johnson, on Oct. 2, 1951, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Prescott. She was employed by Sharpee Mfg. of Minneapolis, and U.F.E. Inc. of River Falls, for a number of years. Dorothy liked to travel and spend time with her family, Jennifer and Ron Mercord, especially with her two granddaughters Anna and Maria. Dorothy was a member of St. Mary's Big River Catholic Church, River Falls, Wis.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter Jennifer and her husband Ron Mercord, Prescott, Wis.; two granddaughters: Anna (12), and Maria (7), Prescott, Wis.; sisters: Rosie (Dick) Tronnier, Prescott, Wis., and Bonnie (Jerry) Miki, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; brother, Charles Hildebrandt, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and special cousin, LuAnn Pechacek, River Falls, Wis. She is further survived by nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Vernon; parents; three brothers; and six sisters.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, (Big River) River Falls, Wis. Burial will be in St. Bridget Cemetery, River Falls, Wis. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of the Mass at 11a.m.

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Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, River Falls, Wis., is serving the family.

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