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Deborah Lee Peterson Johnson

Deborah Lee



Deborah Lee Peterson Johnson, 67 of Tamarack passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. She was born July 9, 1950 in Hibbing to Kenneth and Ina Peterson. She grew up in Tamarack and graduated from McGregor High School in 1968.

Deb managed the Farmer's Coop Store in Wright for 22 years. She also farmed the family farm for eight years. Deb was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wright.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Jeff and Scott Peterson.

Deb is survived by one son, Jim (Jessica Davis) Johnson of Tamarack; one daughter, Melissa (Michael Thunder) Johnson of Cloquet; four grandchildren, Bailey Gibbs, Keenan and Avery Johnson, and Reign Thunder; three sisters, Lynn (Gerald) Rosenbaum of Tacoma, WA, Sandy (Carl) Aho of Kettle River, and Lori (Bruce) Hanson of Brooklyn Park.

Visitation: 10:00 until the 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service Friday, March 16, 2018 in Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell. Inurnment will be at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery in Wright. Arrangements entrusted to Atkins Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see