Beverly Gail (Welman) Johnson

Beverly Gail (Welman) Johnson, 82, resident of Virginia, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Edgewood Vista Assistant Living Center in Hermantown, Minnesota.


Beverly was born July 21, 1939 in Bagley, Minnesota, the daughter of Lander Welman and Geraldine (Kirk) Welman.  She graduated in 1957 from Cloquet High School, then entering the Nursing program, receiving her LPN Degree in 1958 from the Virginia School of Practical Nursing in Virginia, Minnesota. 


Beverly married Peter M. Johnson on August 12, 1961 in Virginia, Minnesota.


Beverly was a nurse for over 22 years working in the Nursing Home and then at the Virginia Municipal Hospital.  She also worked at the Virginia Housing Authority where she retired.  Beverly’s smile and cheerfulness will be missed.


She was proceeded in death by her parents, Lander and Geraldine Welman; her husband of 40 years, Peter M. Johnson; an infant son; and a brother, Leland Welman;


Beverly is survived by her two children, Michael (Jane) Johnson of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, and Michelle (Philip) Murray of Warroad, Minnesota; three grandchildren, Joshua Murray of Salt Lake City, Utah, Amy (Joshua) Meidinger of Jamestown, North Dakota, and Tiffany Murray of Grand Forks, North Dakota; four great grandchildren, Alexis Murray, Kiley Meidinger, Jacob Meidinger, and Logan Meidinger; three brothers, Gary (Linda) Welman of Riverside, California, Greg (Lois) Welman of Blaine, Minnesota, and Bruce (Tina) Welman of Cloquet, Minnesota, and sister-in-law, Bonnie Welman of Cloquet, Minnesota.


Visitation: 9:00 a.m. until the 10:00 a.m. funeral service on Monday, November 29, 2021 in Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet.  A luncheon will follow the service.  Burial will be in Zerkel, Minnesota.  To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute see,