Kathleen Bridget Drury Johnston
Johnston, Kathleen Bridget Drury, Of Stillwater, Minn., died peacefully surrounded by her family’s love on January 19, 2013. Born in Milwaukee, Wisc., on October 25, 1923, to the late Michael A. and Marie (Rooney) Drury from Ireland. Preceded in death by her loving husband Glenn of 51 years, married August 23, 1947 at age 23; sister Maureen (William) Utecht and brother Patrick. Survived by children, Glenn Jr. (Sherry), Jane, Neal (Betty) and Anne (Jon) Casey; grandchildren, Andrew (Beth) Johnston, Kathryn (Nick) Schubert, Ellen (Robert) Brown and Laura (James) Grant; great grandchildren, Casey Lynn, Colin and Tyler Johnston, Jon and Jack Brown, and a baby Grant on the way; also survived by 9 nieces and 5 nephews, all of whom she loved very much; relatives in Ireland, Scotland and England; and many dear friends. A 66-year member of St. Michael’s Council of Christian Women. A life-long learner, she enjoyed traveling, gardening, bird watching, star gazing, painting and her favorite passion, playing Bridge, especially with her friends in the Mighty Nine. She had a beautiful and full life. She was unsurpassed as a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, and will always be remembered for all that she encompassed. Memorial Mass at Church of St. Michael, 611 South Third Street, Stillwater, Minn., on Wednesday, January 23rd at 11 A.M. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the Mass in the church atrium. Interment St. Michael’s Cemetery, Bayport, Minn. Memorials to St. Michael’s Church or donor’s choice.
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