Obituary: Hazel Johnson, 91, Professor Emeritus of Nursing

Posted on September 9th, 2010 by

Hazel M. Johnson, professor emeritus of nursing at Gustavus Adolphus College, passed away on Sept. 6 at the age of 91.

Johnson served in the Gustavus Nursing Department from 1969 to 1981. After graduating from the Swedish Hospital School of Nursing in 1941, Johnson served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945. She went on to earn a B.S. (1946), Masters (1960), and Ph.D. (1969) from the University of Minnesota. Besides teaching at Gustavus, Johnson also served as an instructor at the Swedish and Abbott Schools of Nursing.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 at Mount Carmel Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.


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