June 24, 2024
Susan K. Johnson – Grand Forks Herald

Susan K. (Kiser) Johnson of Park River, ND died on January 28, 2023 soon after a temporary fight with an intense cancer at age 70.

Susan was born on August 17, 1952 in Grafton, ND to Donald and Apalona Kiser, and put in most of her expanding up several years on the loved ones farm in close proximity to Hoople, ND. Susan was confirmed in the Hoople Methodist Church and graduated from Valley Superior University (Hoople) in 1970. Pursuing, she attended university at Minot State College and North Dakota Point out University.

On April 4, 1976, Susan married Joseph O’Toole of Crystal, ND, and experienced a single son, Camden. Susan was a pianist/organist at the Crystal Methodist Church for several many years and taught piano lessons.

Susan’s true-lifetime calling may perhaps have been her capability to care for other folks, starting as a voluntary EMT and sooner or later turning into a registered nurse, next a spouse and children tradition established by her grandmother, mom, and aunt. Susan used the initially 7 decades of her nursing vocation at the Unity Health care Center in Grafton, ND, and 23 a long time at the Good Samaritan Centre in Park River, in which her occupation only ended with her latest dying.

On June 17, 1997, Susan married Tim Johnson of Nash, ND at Zion Lutheran Church in rural Hoople, ND.

Susan liked their aged household and flower backyard and invested many hours perfecting their visual appeal. She was very gifted in the locations of interior decoration, cherished antique hunting with her household, and shelling out time on the family members farm. Susan could definitely enjoy the piano, and her father particularly appreciated it when she performed hymns or ragtime. Susan will be remembered for her appreciate, help, and closeness to household. She will also be remembered for her excellent nursing understanding and capabilities, and the care and compassion she showed for the “residents” at the Good Sam nursing household. Just one of the previous matters she stated to her household was how pleased she was with her daily life.

Susan is survived by her spouse, Tim son Camden O’Toole and fiancé Melissa Byone move children Matt (Sandy) Johnson, Jeremy (Randi) Johnson, and their 4 kids, and Meghan Johnson her brother Mike (Myrna) Kiser and mother Apalona Kiser.

She was preceded in demise by her father Donald Kiser, her grandparents William and Elinor Schaetzel, grandparents Harry and Bernice Kiser, 3 aunts and 3 uncles together with an especially influential aunt Dorothy Doktor, and 3 cousins.

A private loved ones company will be held in the spring with burial following in the Hoople Cemetery.

The spouse and children requests that any memorials for Susan are created to the Excellent Samaritan Basis located in Park River, ND. Condolences and memories can be mailed to the Tollefson Funeral dwelling, shared on the funeral property internet site, and shared on Susan’s memorial website page on

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An online obituary and guestbook are available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com

The Tollefson Funeral Household of Grafton is aiding with preparations.