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Florence Johnson

November 30, 1926 - February 02, 2012


4-5:00 P.M. Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

1-2:00 P.M. Monday, February 6, 2012 at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

5:00 P.M. Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

Solemn High Mass of Christian Burial: 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 6, 2012 at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.


Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.


Florence Johnson

November 30, 1926 - February 02, 2012


Florence M. Johnson, 85, Fargo passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012, at Rosewood on Broadway, Fargo.

Florence M. Bechtold was born November 30, 1926, at St. Joseph, MN. She grew up there graduating from St. Cloud Tech High School in 1944. She received her R.N. degree from Trinity Hospital Nursing Program in 1947 at Jamestown, N.D. Florence married James A. Johnson at Waite Park, MN, on Nov. 27, 1948. She worked at Trinity Hospital, the Professional Building in Jamestown, the Central Dakota Nursing Home and at Jamestown Hospital. In 1974 they moved to Fargo, where Florence worked as a R.N. for the Fargo Nursing Home, now known as Rosewood on Broadway from 1975-1982 when she retired.

Florence was a member of St. James Basilica, Jamestown where she belonged to the Lady of Lourdes Circle for 25 years. She later became a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fargo.

She is survived by four daughters: Beverly Sherwood, Roseville, MN; Diane (Rodney) Albright, Billings, MT; Mary Jo (fiancé Dan) Kleinknecht, Jamestown, ND; Janet Johnson, Fargo, ND; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy (Art) Weiland, Fargo, ND; three brothers, Charles (Eileen) Bechtold, St. Joseph, MN; Del (Marilyn) Bechtold, Anaheim, CA; George (Danna) Bechtold, Waite Park, MN, sister-in-law, Lucy Bechtold, Waite Park, MN.

She was preceded in death by three infant sons, her parents, husband, James, and brother Louis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.


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  1. Doug and Joyce Wieland says:

    Woodinville WADoug and I our sending our sympathy and best wishes to the family in this difficult time. Florence was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.

  2. Liz Poppenhagen, personal care nurse says:

    Fargo ND
    Florence’s faith was inspiring.

  3. Lisa Hames says:

    Fargo ND
    It was always enjoyable to visit with Florence. She will be missed.

    LPN Rosewood on Broadway

  4. jennifer reid says:

    Sidney MontanaI am so sorry to hear about Great Aunt Florence, she was a wonderful lady. I will be keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Wish I could be there. Take care and God Bless!
    Love, Jennifer

  5. Bruce G. Nelson says:

    Bismarck ND
    Please accept my condolences

  6. Tammy Bauman says:

    Thoughts and prayers to all you during this difficult time.

  7. Carilyn and Greg Wieland says:

    Ada MichiganOur thoughts and prayers are with you all. Florence was a wonderful, kind person who will forever have a place in our hearts and memories.

  8. Lila Thoen says:

    Jamestown ND
    I was in “Becky’s” circle for many years. She was a nice lady and my smypathys to Mary Jo and other family members.

  9. Deb Prader says:

    Dilworth MN
    Dorothy -I spent some great moments w/your sister. I went with her to Valley City during the flood. That is how we met. I never knew about her babies. That explains alot. God Bless you Dorothy and your kids. Ding How….Deb Prader.

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