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September 25, 2021

6/12/2021 10:37:00 AM
Loretta A. Johnson

Loretta A. Johnson, age 89 of Rhinelander, passed away on Jan. 3, 2021 at Friendly Village.

Loretta was born in Rhinelander on Aug. 8, 1931 to Edward and Ann (Novak) Stefonik. She was raised in Sugar Camp and was a 1949 graduate of Rhinelander High School. On June 10, 1950, Loretta was united in marriage to Alvin Johnson at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Loretta enjoyed watching the Packers, any type of fishing, camping and campfires, the outdoors, dogs and animals, pontoon boat rides and cooking and baking.

She will be dearly missed by her children: James and Paul Johnson, both of Rhinelander, daughter-in-law Karen Johnson of Lake Forrest, Minn., and a grandson, Dustin Johnson of Minnesota. Also surviving are nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Alvin Johnson, her children: Judy, Tommy, Mary and David and by one grandson, Josh Johnson.

The visitation for Loretta will take place on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the funeral home from noon until 3 p.m.

After the visitation there will be a procession to Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Cemetery where Loretta and her husband, Alvin will be laid to rest in a combined Committal Service.

Hildebrand Funeral Home & Cremation Specialists, 24 E. Davenport Street, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 54501, 715-365-4343. Everyone is invited to sign the guestbook or leave an online condolence at

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Posted: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Article comment by: William rodd

too bad so sad, love bill rodd

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