Mildred Alvestad-Johnson, 95, Dawson, Minn.

Mildred (Mickie) Alvestad-Johnson passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 in Dawson, MN. A memorial service will be held at the United Methodist Church in Stratford, Iowa at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 27.

Mildred was born on April 19, 1918. She married Myron Alvestad on September 1, 1937. The couple farmed near Jewell until Myron left for WWII. When Myron returned they made their home in Des Moines, until they retired to their home in Stratford in 1972. Myron died on November 1, 1979.

Mildred married Laverne (Red) Johnson in 1987. He died in 1994.

Mickie remained in Stratford until November of 2009, when she moved to Prairie Meadows Assisted Living in Dawson, MN. In 2011, she transferred to Johnson Memorial Care Center where she resided until her death.

Mildred is survived by two sisters; Viola Read, Northwood, Iowa, and Gladys Nabor, Webster City, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two husbands; her parents; three sisters, Ida DeLozier, Myrtle Denekas, Gertrude Burton; four brothers, Emil, Alfredo, Clarence, Arthur; many in-laws; and family members.