Nov. 15, 1979 – Nov. 2, 2023
Jodi Rae Johnson, 43, Mohall, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, at a Minot hospital.
She was born on Nov. 15, 1979, in Mohall, to her mother and father, Jim and Jo Ann (Ring) Gehringer. She was raised within the Tolley, Mohall, and Grano areas alongside together with her brother Jamie. She attended Mohall Excessive College and was concerned in basketball, volleyball, drama, and performed trombone within the band. All through her teen years she labored as a lifeguard on the Mohall swimming pool, taught swimming classes, and served as supervisor for numerous years. She graduated in 1998. She attended Minot State College and graduated in 2002 with a level in elementary training. She coached the Mohall Yellowjacket volleyball crew in 2001-2002.
On June 15, 2002, she married her highschool sweetheart, Thurstan Johnson, in Mohall. It was a phenomenal day with a beautiful celebration on the Mouse River Park. They spent their first 12 months of marriage in Gackle, N.D. Jodi taught the 2nd grade and was the volleyball coach for the Orioles, with Thurstan as her assistant, the beginning of a few years of them sharing the sidelines collectively. They made some fantastic friendships whereas there.
The must be nearer to household and the farm introduced them again to the Mohall space in 2003, the place they bought the previous Clarence and Doris Lund farm west of Mohall. They started educating in Westhope and shared their time between the farm and a house in Westhope. Jodi taught the third grade, and in later years, third and fourth grade mixed. She coached the Pee Wee and Junior Excessive ladies’ basketball groups and in addition assisted her husband teaching the Sioux ladies’ basketball crew for 3 years. Jodi liked her Westhope/Newburg Sioux household, and her time there educating, teaching, and nurturing these younger women and gents triggered the urge to turn out to be a mom.
In 2009, they moved to the farm completely and Jodi focused on constructing a phenomenal house for her future household. Aftan Rae was born June 8, 2010, Adlee Jeanette on Oct. 2, 2012, and Anryn Jorine on Nov., 21, 2016. Jodi was a beautiful spouse and mom. Her household was her primary precedence. As her kids grew, her function within the MLS college and group started to broaden. She coached JH volleyball and helped lead a youth basketball program for the ladies, teaching practices and video games, and organizing journey groups to assist construct MLS ladies athletics. For the previous 4 years, she has been the MLS Pee Wee basketball coach, having the chance to educate each Aftan and Adlee. She liked teaching the youthful gamers and seeing the daily enchancment, the pure pleasure on a younger lady’s face when she scored a basket or made an ideal play. Her groups at all times had nice success, whether or not they received or misplaced.
Jodi was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, Mohall, the place she was the Religion Formation chief. She had a robust religion in God and did her greatest to assist instill that religion in others. She was an avid lover of all animals, particularly cats. She at all times seemed ahead to going outdoors at evening to verify all her pets had been secure and nicely fed, sitting out within the canine shed and giving each particular consideration. She had many fond recollections of the Mouse River Park as a baby, working round together with her brother, and as an grownup tenting together with her household. She was an avid kayaker and loved the peaceable quiet going up river offered. She was in a position to get pleasure from many household holidays over time, particularly ones involving heat climate and a seashore. She liked occurring dates together with her husband, particularly to the Olive Department simply north of the border. She by no means turned down a pickle or a superb e-book. She was at all times desirous to babysit her nieces and nephews, regardless of the time or place. She loved the vacations and at all times adorned the home fantastically for the event. She liked wrapping items for her kids and making their birthdays and holidays particular.
Household: Jodi is survived by her husband and three kids; mom, Jo Ann Gehringer, Mohall; brother, Jamie (Allsion) Gehringer, and their kids, Elliott, Emmett, and Emerie, Tolley; father, Jim Gehringer, Grano; grandparents, Agnes Knutson, Mohall, Janice and Craig Schilling, Carpio, and Daniel J. Gehringer, Rugby; father- and mother-in-law, Bruce and Norine Johnson, Mohall; brother-in-law, Trent (Stacey) Johnson, and their kids, Deacon and Drayson, Mohall; sister-in-law, Trisha (Bryan) Boyeff, and their kids, Boston and Brooklyn, Minot; grandmother-in-law, Theresa Ankenbauer, Minot; Godparents, Peggy Ring, Mohall, and Terry Johnson, Grano; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and associates.
Jodi was preceded in demise by: Child Johnson, who she is now mothering in Heaven; maternal grandfathers, Melvin Ring and Merv Knutson; paternal great-grandparents, Oscar and Jeanette Johnson, and Daniel and Mildred Gehringer; maternal great-grandparents, Joe and Margaret Mayer; and cousin, T.J. Gehringer.
Funeral: 11 a.m., Friday, Nov.10, 2023, at St. Jerome Catholic Church,Mohall.
Burial: St. John Cemetery, rural Mohall.
Recitation of the Rosary: 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, on the church.
Visitation: Midday to five p.m., Thursday, at Brose Funeral Residence, Mohall.
Memorials: Memorials most well-liked to Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue, St. John’s Cemetery or the Mohall Pool.
(Brose Funeral Residence, Mohall)
Printed by The Minot Each day Information, November 6, 2023.