Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)
Marjorie Johnsrud passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the age of 93.
Born in Portland, Oregon, and a graduate of Roosevelt High School, Marjorie married Winton Johnsrud in 1946. They were married for 56 years until Winton’s passing in 2002. Marjorie was a kind and generous wife, mother, and a friend to many. She was a devout Lutheran, and was active in social and charitable groups and activities. A favorite pastime was knitting and crocheting lap robes for hospitalized and/or disabled Veterans. Above all, she loved animals.
She is survived by her sons Ronald Johnsrud of High Springs, Fla., and David Johnsrud of Orland, Calif., and a daughter, Janna Cindy Adams of Anchorage, Alaska. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Kristy Hunt and Matthew Hunt, both of Anchorage, Alaska; Laura Johnson of Guysville, Ohio; Theresa Imbach and Cheryl Paule of Tualatin, Ore., and Paula Hunt of Lake Oswego, Ore; She is also survived by two great grandchildren, Savannah and Jarron Johnson.
A graveside service was held on May 18, 2015, in Gainesville, Fla.. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Marjorie’s name to charitable organizations that work to protect, save, and rescue animals. Arrangements are in the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Home (352)378-2528. An online guestbook is at www.forestmeadowsfh.com.