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Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Agnes Sophie Johnson
May 23, 1921 - June 12, 2022

Place of Birth: Watford City, North Dakota
Residence: Inver Grove Heights, MN formerly of Watford City, ND
Age: 101



Agnes Sophie Johnson, 101 of Inver Grove Heights, MN formerly of Watford City, ND passed away June 12, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at the NC Little Memorial Hospice in Edina, MN. She was born on May 23, 1921, to Eivind and Louise Skjelvik at their family homestead south of Watford City, ND. She was baptized and confirmed at the 1st Lutheran Church. She attended school in the country and graduated with honors from Watford City High School. She worked at the ASCS office, and for the county agent while caring for her parents.

She met Arthur (Artie) Johnson and quickly fell in love and married on Valentine’s Day 1958. They were blessed with one son, Lynden. Agnes loved being a farm wife and taking care of the many day to day chores. She was an amazing cook and baker. Always having a full supply of treats for company and the neighborhood children which she adored. Agnes always was a servant who cared for others unconditionally. Artie and Agnes transitioned to town in the winter months in 1967, and still kept farming until he passed in 2000. At that point, Agnes poured her heart into quilting, making over 100 in one year alone! Agnes made over 1300 quilts, by herself, for the Lutheran World Relief. Pouring out her love and compassion, with every stitch and thread, to those in need. Agnes was a longtime member of the 1st Lutheran Church of Watford City and Banks 1st Lutheran Church and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. She also enjoyed baking, cooking, watching the Minnesota Twins, and especially spending time with her family.

Agnes transitioned to Inver Glen Senior Living in Minnesota in 2018 to be close to her family, and participate in every holiday and birthday celebration. Agnes blessed many special people in her life with her values, faith, and love.

Agnes is survived by her son, Lynden (Kathy); her grandson, Aaron (Amber) Johnson; her granddaughter, Angela (Brian) Hauth; her great-grandchildren, Carter Johnson, Kendall Johnson, Ethan Hauth, and Olivia Hauth; her nieces, Kathy (Tom) Brusati, Jeanette Richardson, and Laura (Denny) West; her nephews, Steve Skjelvik, Dennis (Vonnie) Johnson, and Russ (Sandy) Johnson, and her sister-in-law, Lavern Skjelvik.

Agnes is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Artie; her brothers, Henry, Ernest, and Arvild (Joanne) and her niece, Karen Sattoriva.

Memorial Contribution
Memorial contributions can be made in Agnes's name to the First Lutheran Church, 212 2nd Street, NW Watford City, ND 58854.

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Gordon & Sharon Aas (Stanley, North Dakota)
Jun 14, 2022
We are so sorry for the loss of Agnes. She was a very wonderful lady and will be missed. You are in our Thoughts and Prayers .
Lynette & Kelly Norby (Charlson , ND)
Jun 14, 2022
Our condolences such a lovely lady
Diann Unterseher (Watford City, North Dakota)
Jun 15, 2022
I have lost a long time close and personal friend! I am so sorry for her family and I am praying God’s closeness to you all at this time! She is a very special lady and I will never forget her! Agnes and I had a special relationship never to be replaced! She leaves A void forever!
Jean Homiston (Arnegard, ND)
Jun 15, 2022
We are so sorry to hear about Agnes. She was such a sweet, kind, special lady!!! I had so many great conversations with her at Barrett’s and doing deliveries to her. A woman of true faith and values!!! Prayers for her family!!
Ralph and Debby Skoglund (Watford City, ND)
Jun 21, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers with you and your family! Agnes was special lady ! Agnes was so gentle and kind ! May God Bless and Keep you in His Loving Care.



Wayne and Debi Gullickson (Powell, Wy)
Jun 24, 2022
What a precious service for a precious lady, who was loved by all. Hugs to all of you
Tanya Andersen (Watford City )
Jun 24, 2022
To Agnes’s family,
Agnes was a wonderful, sweet lady. She left a lasting imprint on everyone she met. Truly one of a kind. RIP
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