Rosemary Oberg Johnson, 59, of Grand Rapids found peace on Dec. 28, 2012.

Rosie was born on Sept. 5, 1953 to Ernest V. and Pearl Oberg in Grand Rapids. She graduated from Grand Rapids High School in 1971, ICC Optometric Assistant Program in 1972 and worked as a custodian at ISD 318 for 26 years.

Rosie loved her flowers, visiting with friends and collecting stuff.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Bobby, grandparents and numerous aunts and uncles.

Rosie is survived by her son Paul R. Johnson, brothers Richard (Leota) Oberg and Randy Oberg, sister Betty (Howard) Christman, nephews Caleb (Anneetta) Christman and Robert (Brenda) Oberg, grand-nieces Allison Oberg and Maysa Christman, grand-nephews Kevin Oberg and Samuel Christman and many cousins. She’s also survived by best friend Rita Harthan, special friend Coral Plude, special cousin and friend Connie Rajala (Walt Mester) and her dog Samantha.

Rosie’s family thanks St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth for the great care, kindness and compassion.

A celebration of Rosie’s life will be held in the summer.

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