Gail "Snickles" Johnson

Gail R. Johnson passed away suddenly, on the Sixteenth of June, 2017 of a brain aneurysm surrounded by loving family and friends at Sanford Hospital, Fargo, ND. She was born in Detroit Lakes, MN on December 7th, 1951, graduated from North High in Fargo in June 1970 and was married to her loving husband Donald D. Johnson on December 5th, 1980. Gail earned her real estate license on the first try and was a real estate office manager for 7 years until disabled. She ran the local Fantasy Football League for 20 years and very much enjoyed summers on Sybil Lake with family and friends in her camper. Another favorite of hers was their frequent trips to Las Vegas and playing the large variety of video poker machines. When at home, one of her greatest joys was playing with her Grandpuppies. Gail is survived by her husband of 37 years, Donald D. Johnson, her children, daughter Nicole N., Fargo, ND, and son Chad J. Peterson (Shay M.) of Barnesville, MN. Surviving grandchildren are Allison A., Barnesville, MN, Brayden G. Barnesville, MN and Sheldon L., Fargo, ND. She is also survived by her sister Susan Trusdale of Fargo, ND and brother Steve of Casselton. ND and many Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. Preceding Gail in death were her parents George and Shirley Pavlicek and grandparents Elmer and Rita Fisher. The family wishes to give special thanks to the Dialysis Unit at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND for all of their caring and concern for Gail when she was there.

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  1. Donald, Chad, and Nicky, we were so sorry to hear of Gayles passing. Our sincere sympathy to the entire family. Gayle will be dearly missed.

  2. Don I am so sorry to hear about Gail. You 2 have been a big part of our lives for as many years that I can remember. Gail folks were like family to my folks. Just remember she is in no more pain. If there is anything I can do for you and your family do not hesitate to call. Gail was a remarkable lady. Deepest Sympathy. Love you both. Theresa Goodman Harthun and family

  3. Donald…so sorry to hear the sudden passing of Gail. I’m glad I got to spend some time with you all in Vegas.
    Hugs to you and all of the family.
    Kim Toll (Sell)

  4. So sorry to hear of Snickles passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Don we are so sorry for your loss. Out thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Joe and Penny Johanneck

  6. Pat and I are so sorry to hear about Gail’s sudden passing! Your family will be close in our thoughts and prayers! Love from your cousins Rocky and Pat Moore.

  7. Don, so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Gail. She was a beautiful person who we all grew to love. May she find peace and happiness now that her pain is gone. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  8. Don I am so sorry to hear this. I am so glad I got to meet her on Thursday she looked like she was having so much fun. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family

  9. Sympathy Don & family our thoughts and prayers are with you at this hard time in your life. May your family and friends help guide you at this time.

  10. So sorry for your loss Gail was my best friend growing up. I will cherish my memories of her always. May she rest in peace. Bonnie (Glessing) Skar.

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