Mary Elizabeth Richelle Johnson, 75

Published 7:00 am Saturday, February 1, 2020

Mary Elizabeth Richelle Johnson, 75, passed away surrounded by family at her daughter’s residence in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Superior, Wyoming, for 20 years and is a former resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming, and Austin, Minnesota.

Mary Elizabeth Richelle Johnson, 75

Richelle was born on Sept. 13, 1944, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the daughter of Richard Miller and Olive Hissett. She attended schools in Austin and was a 1962 graduate of Austin High School.

Richelle married Gordon Johnson on May 1, 1964, in Austin.

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She served as a Superior City Council Member and Mayor of Superior.

Mrs. Johnson enjoyed spending time in her yard, reading, arguing about politics, and most importantly spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Gordon Johnson of Superior; son, Shane Johnson and his wife, Jib, of Rock Springs; two daughters, Quinn Johnson of Owatonna, Minnesota, and Resha Ball and her husband, Ken, of Green River; three brothers, Michael Miller and his wife, Debbie, of Chicago, Illinois, Kevin Miller of St. Paul, Minnesota, and Ronald Miller and his wife, Laura, of Winona, Minnesota; sister, Debbie Krachmer and her husband, Tim, of Austin; four grandchildren, Aubree Rodriguez and her husband, Gabriel, Kenny Ball and his wife, Mercedes, Hunter Ball and Lucus Johnson; two great-grandchildren; Brayden Johnson and Kenny Emerson Ball;and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Vicki Mayer.

Following cremation, private family services will be conducted. Condolences may be left at