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St. John's Lutheran Church
Thursday October 10th, 2013

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Charlene Johnson

Charlene Johnson, 46 of Webster passed away on October 7, 2013 from injuries received in a vehicle accident near Webster. Her funeral will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, October 10, 2013 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Webster, Michael McCarlson will officiate. Burial will be at New Sweden Cemetery near Holmquist. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday 5-7 P.M. with a 7 P.M. prayer service. Charlene Kay Wolf was born on Tuesday, October 3, 1967 to Edwin “Pete” T. and Lydia (Lassle) Wolf at Mobridge, South Dakota. The family lived at 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 twenty six 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. The 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 Superintendent 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. Charlene passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013 near Webster, South Dakota at the age of 46 years and 4 days. She will be missed by her husband, Larry; three sons, Laren (at school in Watertown), Kyle and Riley all of Webster, SD; five sisters, Marsha (Charles) Aberle of Trail City, SD, Rhonda (Glen) Landis of Mobridge, SD, Lynette (Alan) Nelson of Mobridge, SD, Burlene (Rick) Metz of Billings, MT and Kim (Fiancée, Scott Hamre) Berndt of Mobridge, SD; one brother, Chad Wolf of Sioux Falls, SD; 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 her church.

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We lift you and your family in prayer, Larry, as you grieve the loss of your beloved. May our heavenly Father pour out his peace and surround you all with love and comfort. Our deepest sympathy. Larry and Robin (Lardy) Welch

Robin Welch Oct 11 2013 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charlene Johnson

Mark & Theresa Schaffer Oct 11 2013 12:00 AM

Larry and family, I am one of the Johnsons who you bought the land from. I am so sorry of your loss. I cannot imagine the pain you are having from such a horrible accident. Thank goodness you have your family around you. May God give you the strength to get through this and many prayers are coming your way. Larry and Judy{Johnson}Picht from Watertown.

Larry and Judy{Johnson}Picht Oct 11 2013 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charlene Johnson

Larry and Judy{Johnson}Picht Oct 11 2013 12:00 AM

May God's love make your grief bearable. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Mike and Juanita Hirtes

Mike Hirtes Oct 10 2013 12:00 AM

We send our thoughts and prayers to your family. May God give you the strength you need in the days to come. Mike and Cheryl McCreary, Jobi, Evan, Jaiden and Jern.

Cheryl McCreary Oct 10 2013 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Shawn and Jessie Wik and family

Jessie Wik Oct 10 2013 12:00 AM

I had the pleasure of working with Charlene at Lake Area Hospital about ten years ago. My sympthy goes out to her family, friends, and coworkers. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Patricia Norris Oct 10 2013 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charlene Johnson

Patricia Norris Oct 10 2013 12:00 AM

I will always remember Char as this wonderfull sweet ball of fire. I had the pleasure of working with her for 3 years while I was in Webster and also spent many hours with her outside of work. She always brought joy and her faith was contagious. I am sending me deepest sympthy to Larry and the boys. I know she will be missed very much. Kelli Bohls from Sioux Falls SD

Kelli Bohls Oct 10 2013 12:00 AM

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