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Albertine Johnson

November 19, 1924 - October 06, 2012


6-7:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

2:00 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo.


Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Albertine Johnson

November 19, 1924 - October 06, 2012


Albertine passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Elim Care Center in Fargo, surrounded by her family, under the loving care of the Elim Staff and Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Albertine Lague was born on November 19, 1924, the daughter of Virgil and Victoria (Bergeron) Lague in Bottineau, ND. At an early age she moved with her family to Moorhead, MN where she attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School and graduated from Moorhead High School in 1944.  Albertine began working at Northwestern Bell and at Reinhardt Brothers where she met her future husband, Howard.

Albertine was united in marriage to Howard Russell Johnson Sr. on March 20, 1947. The majority of their lives, they made their home in Bismarck, ND and Fargo. In Bismarck, they owned and operated Bismarck Appliance Center for many years.   While in Fargo, Albertine was an active volunteer since 1994 with RSVP at Trollwood Village Senior Center.

Albertine is survived by her children, Rochelle (Doug) Wambach of Georgetown, MN; Howard “Russell” Jr. (Judi) Johnson of Fargo; Randall (Mary Kay) Johnson of Moorhead; and Roberta (Tom) Moorhouse of Mankato, MN; her grandchildren – Lee Engle, Joshua Johnson, Jed Johnson, Isaac Johnson, Rachael Heinen, Adam Johnson, Rebecca Johnson Moorhouse, Andrew Moorhouse, and Victoria Moorhouse. Also surviving are her great grandchildren – Garrett, Madilynn, Jack, and Nora; her brothers, Leo (Delores) Lague, Arthur (Betty) Lague, and Jerome (Joy) Lague; several nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; and many other very dear relatives.

Albertine was preceded in death by her husband, Howard in 1992; her sister, Alice Bussell; and her brother, Noel Lague.


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  1. Peter says:

    Detroit Lakes Minnesota
    I am an old friend of Mary Kays from Detroit Lakes & just lost my dad Sept. 3rd of this year. My deepist sympathy to your family over your loss. We have been blessed by having them so long and each day it gets little better. I havn’t talked to Mary Kay in years but wanted to say Hello to her and wanted to thank her for singing with me at the 8 th grade gradution party! God Bless, PETE withtheBEAT (Utecht)

  2. Susan Evans says:

    Bucklin KsRoberta & Tom & kids,
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you all on the passing of your mother. No matter the age it is never easy.
    With much love,
    Sue & Rick

  3. Tim and Patricia Heinan says:

    Tucson AZ
    Heartfelt sympathy and prayers.

  4. Tami Carlson says:

    Roberta and family~
    I am sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Find strength in each other and the wonderful memories of her!

  5. Marie Anderson says:

    Scottsdale ArizonaDear Cousins –

    I am so sorry for your loss – She is now in heaven with our families – You will always have her in your hearts and your memories – May the Lord bless each of you – Love To You All – Marie & Kevin Anderson

  6. Sam and Maryann McAllen says:

    Scottsdale Az.Dear Cousins,
    God Bless your families and Aunt Albertine.
    She is reunited with so many loved ones in Gods loving arms. Celebrate her wonderful life and know we wish we could be there with you. Peace to all of you.
    Love, Maryann and Sam

  7. Diane Moorhouse says:

    Fargo ND
    Roberta and Tom, I am so sorry to hear about your moms passing. What a sweet lady she was.
    As God is our Creator, he gives us all so many heartbeats and when they are gone then if is time to go to her heavenly home.
    I will pray that the Lord gives you strength and courage to help you with your loss.
    Love you both always.

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