Lorna Hough, 64, of Barnesville, MN died on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Essentia Hospital, Fargo, following complications for surgery.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM, Friday, December 9, 2016 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Barnesville, MN with Rev. Chris Leach officiating. Burial will follow in Little Bethany Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 5-8 PM Thursday, at Dobmeier Funeral Home in Barnesville, MN with a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue for one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday.
Lorna Ann Johnson was born May 14, 1952 in Williston, ND to Carl and Thelma (Green) Johnson. She grew up in Williston, and graduated from Williston High School in 1970. She attended college for a year in Williston. Lorna began working for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company, transferring to Fargo in 1973, and was a phone operator for 30 years. She was united in marriage to Alden Arthur Hough on October 16, 1982 in Fargo. They made their home on the Hough Family Farm near Barnesville. Following retirement from the phone company, Lorna cooked and worked at the Barnesville Child Day Care Center for 10 years.
Helping with her granddaughter Emery was the highlight of any day. Lorna loved to keep up with family and friends through Facebook and she enjoyed shopping. She was generous and supported many fund raisers. She served as Humboldt Township Treasurer for many years. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and active with the Ladies Aid.
She is survived by her husband Alden Hough, Fergus Falls, MN; two sons: Michael Hough, Barnesville; and Ryan (Heather) Hough, Barnesville; a granddaughter, Emery; 4 siblings: Melford (Elemeda) Johnson, Mesa, AZ; Barbara (Nyle) Trogstad, Williston, ND; Cindy (Craig) Mahlum, Williston, ND; and Beverly (Robert) Sundet, Midland, TX; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Lorna was preceded in death by parents Carl and Thelma Johnson; and one brother Dennis Vance.