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July 14, 1919 - November 19, 2015

Lois was born July 14, 1919 in rural Mabel to Lawrence and Tony (Thompson) Larson.  She grew up in the Mabel area and graduated from the Mabel High School in 1937.  On February 5, 1938, she was united in marriage to Knute Johnson.  They lived in Mabel, Minneapolis, Texas, Michigan, and North Carolina before moving back to Mabel in 1976.  Knute passed away July 26, 2006.  She was a member of the Mabel United Methodist Church, and enjoyed sewing, playing cards, weaving rugs, crocheting, and reading.

Lois passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015 at her home at the age of 96.

 Lois is survived by two sons Allen of Houston, Minnesota and Greg (Mary) of Backus, Minnesota; a daughter Cheryl Hobbs of Greenville, Texas; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter-in-law Dianne; four sisters Clarissa, Thelma, Norma, and Gladys; and two brothers.

Memorial services will be 11 AM Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at the Mabel United Methodist Church in Mabel.  Burial will be at a later date in the Mabel Public Cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.

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