Loretta A. Johnson, 88, Hibbing, the kindest woman that ever lived, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 in the Fairview Range Medical Center, Hibbing. She was born Oct. 8, 1931 in Hibbing, the daughter of Casmier and Mary Petron. Loretta married Clayton Johnson in 1945 and had worked as a seamstress for the T-Shirt factory in Chisholm, MN. She was a devoted member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, attending daily mass regularly. She also a member of the Eagles Auxiliary #4456 of Hibbing.
She is survived by her sons: Mark and Ted (Barb) both of Hibbing, her brother Dennis (Mary) Petron of Hibbing, her sister Connie Lucente of Duluth, MN, a granddaughter Katherine Johnson, her sister in law Patricia Petron of Hibbing and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Clayton, her parents, and siblings: Delmer Petron, Shirley Niesen, Martha Gydesen and Donald Petron.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at 11 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Visitation will be in the church from 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery.
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