Charlene Johnson loses life to automobile accident
Charlene Johnson, 46, of Webster, passed way on Oct. 7, 2013, from injuries received in a vehicle accident near Webster.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Webster.
Burial was in New Sweden Cemetery, Holmquist, under the direction of Fiksdal Funeral Service of Webster.
Charlene Kay Wolf was born on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 1967, to Edwin T. “Pete” and Lydia (Lassle) Wolf in Mobridge. The family lived in Java where Charlene grew up, attended school and graduated from Java High School in 1985. She then attended Presentation College in Aberdeen and graduated with honors in medical records. She worked at Britton Hospital and then moved to Webster in 1988. She worked at Sanford Hospital in Webster for 26 years, where she was a coding specialist in medical records.
She met Larry Johnson of Webster as High League leaders at the American Lutheran Church and realized they were life partners. They were united in marriage at American Lutheran Church on June 12, 1993. They couple made their home on a farm near Webster and to this union three children were born, Laren, Kyle and Riley.
Charlene was active in American Lutheran Church and later at Tabor Lutheran Church. She was Sunday school superintendant and sang in the choir at American Lutheran and a Sunday school teacher and in the W.M.F. at Tabor Lutheran. She also furnished pies, bars and cookies for church and school events. She also helped with 4-H.
She will be missed by her husband, Larry; three sons, Laren (at school in Watertown), Kyle and Riley, all of Webster; five sisters, Marsha (Charles) Aberle of Trail City, Rhonda (Glen) Landis of Mobridge; Lynette (Alan) Nelson of Mobridge; Burlene (Rick) Metz of Billings, Mont., and Kim (Scott Hamre) Berndt of Mobridge; one brother, Chad Wolf of Sioux Falls; nieces, nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Charlene’s faith in the Lord Jesus shone in every word spoken and in every deed done. She praised God with every moment of her life. Her generous and kind spirit was evident in her involvement with the church.