Katherine W. 'Kate' Johnson
Johnson, Katherine W. "Kate" died peacefully on August 4, 2018 at the age of 94. Kate was born October 21, 1923, lived previously in Moline and Peoria Illinois and for the past 25 years she made her home in Minneapolis. She lived her life with a generous, gracious spirit and a wry sense of humor. Throughout her life she enjoyed all forms of artistry, family and friends. The world changed a great deal in her 94 years of life and she found a way to broaden her lens and see the world differently than she might have imagined. She was loved by many and was a role model for aging well. She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Rev. Howard B. Johnson. She is survived by her son, Tom (Nancy) Johnson and daughter, Diane (Margaret) Johnson. A celebration of her life will be held on August 30 at 2:00 PM at the Becketwood Chapel in Minneapolis. She asked that memorials be made to the Howard B. Johnson Reconciling Ministry Fund at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403.