Cover photo for Janet Johansson's Obituary
Janet Johansson Profile Photo
1933 Janet 2022

Janet Johansson

April 24, 1933 — January 23, 2022

Detroit Lakes

Janet Johansson, 88, of Detroit Lakes, MN passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes at 11AM. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Janet Ellen Bosworth was born on April 24, 1933, in Rugby, ND to Thomas and Anna (Hatlie) Bosworth. During her school years, Janet lived in Lehr, ND, Casselton, ND, Almont, ND, Carpio, ND, and Bucyrus, ND where she graduated from high school with the class of 1951. After high school, she attended NDSU where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics Education in 1955.

She was a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, Kappa Delta PI sorority, and the National Honor Society.

Janet taught home economics at the Detroit Lakes High School from 1955-1957. She married John Thomas Johansson at First Lutheran Church in 1956. The couple were married for over 64 years before his passing. The couple raised two sons Thomas and David. She was an active member of First Lutheran, serving on the church council, Sunday School, Action corps, Rebekah circle, and First Lutheran Church Women, and various committees since 1955. Janet taught Home Economics at Waubun High School for twenty-two years before she retired. She was an active member of the MN Education Association, and Emmanuel nursing home auxiliary. After retirement, Janet and John traveled to Europe six times with the First Lutheran tour choir and went on many cruises.  In the winter months, they would stay in Texas to be closer to their son. Janet is now reunited with her beloved husband John who passed away last August.

Janet is survived by her sons Thomas (Donna-Jean), and David (Andrew) Johansson; grandchild Ashley (Chris) Everly; great grandchildren Silas and Felicity.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband John; parents Thomas and Anna Bosworth; and sister Marjorie Garman.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Janet Johansson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, February 5, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 61

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree