Susan Annette Johnson, age 67 of Hudson, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on July 27, 2014. Susan was born September 16, 1946 in St. Paul, MN, the daughter of David and Helen (Overgard) Everson. She graduated from White Bear Lake High School, the class of 1964. She was united in marriage on April 24, 1970 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Stillwater to Thomas Johnson. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Kent and Tracy. Susan worked as a secretary to the assistant principal of Stillwater Jr. High School for 23 years, retiring in 2012.
Susan enjoyed baking and was especially known for her delicious monster cookies. In her quiet time, she was fond of reading and crocheting. Sue had a gracious heart, and volunteered her time with Lakeview Hospice for six years, visiting with patients. She also volunteered at Hope Church in Oakdale, working in the office and enjoyed being a part of the bible study there. Most important to Susan, was her family. Sue cherished her time with her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, always filling their time with laughter and fun adventures. Although Sue relished her time at home, she also appreciated her social time with friends, and found such joy from the fun they shared. Sue had a special way of touching others hearts by her warm smile and wonderful outlook on life. Susan was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, who will be dearly missed.
Susan will remain in the hearts of her loving husband, Tom; son, Kent; daughter, Tracy Johnson (Duane Sundblad) grandchildren, Eian, Emma and Danielle Sundblad; brother, Stephen (Kathleen) Everson; sister, Sandra Everson; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held 4:00 – 7:00 pm Monday, August 11 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. A Celebration of Sue’s Life will take place 11:00 am Tuesday, August 12 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home. Memorials are preferred to Lakeview Hospice or PDK (Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation). Funeral services are entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson (715) 386-3725.