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Helen Johnson

Helen Ruth Johnson, 84, of Grass Valley died Wednesday, Feb. 1, in Grass Valley.

No services are planned.

Ms. Johnson was born Jan. 7, 1922, in Grass Valley, to John and Ellen Johnson. She attended Columbus Grade School in Grass Valley, and graduated from Grass Valley High School in 1938. She also attended Mount Saint Mary’s Business College. She worked for St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Grass Valley and St. Joseph’s Church in Auburn as a housekeeper. She then opened her own business as a seamstress and was self-employed until her retirement. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, and politics.



She is survived by her sister, Grace Tessandori of Oakland; sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Joseph Durkin of Grass Valley; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Ellen Johnson; and sister, Catherine Bonnivert.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.





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