Theresa Ann Johnson age 72 of Tracy passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Prairie View Senior Living. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11 at Tracy Lutheran Church. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church. Interment is in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Tracy. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Theresa Ann Johnson was born March 23, 1943 in Tracy, Minnesota to Morris and Frances (Visker) Johnson. She worked as a truck driver in her younger years, and worked various jobs in several states. Theresa cooked at the Red Rooster in Tracy and at the Homestead in Wabasso. She then worked in laundry at Prairie View for many years until she retired due to health reasons. In her younger years she rode horses and competed in school rodeos. Theresa enjoyed doing puzzles, cooking, baking, country music, and dancing, particularly polka dancing. She loved visiting on the phone with her sisters, having company, and family gatherings. Theresa especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Theresa is survived by her children: Robert Bruss of Park Rapids, Tammy Halfmann of Wabasso, and Jeffrey Gregg of Sanborn; grandchildren: Jaclyn and Jessica Bruss; Kristine (Darren) Martius and Laura Halfmann; Scott, David, and Tiffany Gregg; great grandchildren: Tyler, Jordan, Amy, Angel, and Karson Martius, and Jamina and Malak Halfmann. She is also survived by her sibings: Jan Dunk of Tracy, Lauretta (Dale) Danielson of Tracy, Eunice (Rod) Behrends of Worthington, Clarise (Dallas) Norstegard of Tracy, Larry (Pam) Weinberg of Tracy, Keith (Jackie) Weinberg of Windom, Kay Paczkowski of Tracy, Karen (Randy) Peterson of Iona, and Debra (Greg) Daniels of Queen Creek, AZ; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter Stacy Halfmann, and siblings: Dorothy McWhitter, Robert Johnson, Marlene Torkelson, Linda Johnson, and Kenny Weinberg.