We honor the life and passing of Susan O'Joy Johnson Olson, age 49, of Chanhassen, who died on Sept. 5, 2010. She will be missed by her family including husband, Bill; son, Ryan and daughter, Courtney; father, Wayne Johnson; in-laws, Warren and Mary Lou Olson; and brothers, Scott, Jeff, Jonathan and their families; she missed the love of her mother, Shirley Johnson since her death in January 2008. Susan was a valued employee of St. Francis Health Services and provided leadership as Administrator of West Wind Village since December 2007. Susan spent five years as a self-sufficient business owner and 24 years in health care management dedicating her passion empathy to the care of others, especially the elderly. She gives a special thanks to a great mentor, friend and professional, Dr. Gail P. Bender for her 22 years of care.
A celebration of Susan's life will be held at on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. at Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel, W. 50th St. and Vernon Ave. at Hwy. 100, Edina. Following the service, everyone is welcome to a spaghetti dinner at Buca's in Eden Prairie. (Casual dress and smiles please). In lieu of flowers, memorials accepted for a children's fund. "Oh for Pete's sakes!" Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel 952-920-3996.