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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Katrina Lyn Johnson, 31, formerly of Richfield Springs, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in her home in Winston-Salem.
She was born on June 14, 1986, in Havelock, North Carolina, daughter of Susan "Suzi" Wilbert Behr of Richfield Springs and Nate Johnson (Ana Johnson) of Middletown, Ohio and Kevin Behr (Tammy Behr) of Cherry Valley.
Katrina was raised in Richfield Springs and was a graduate of Richfield Springs High School. She furthered her education, receiving an associate degree from Herkimer County Community College and graduated from Saint Luke's School of Radiology in New Hartford.
She had been working as merchandising manager at the Dollar Tree Store in Winston-Salem.
To all who knew her, she was a fun loving, family-oriented young woman, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, adventures and had a passion for music and art. The past year she had been devoting to her son and working hard in her career where she had recently been promoted. She will always be remembered for her contagious laugh and beautiful smile. She will be sadly missed by all.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her significant other, Richard Keith Wallace of Clemons, North Carolina; her adored baby boy, Lyle "Chase" Wallace, his brother, Ethan of Winston-Salem; a sister, Nicole (Johnson) Disbrow and son, Christopher French of Holland Patent; two brothers, Dakota Behr and daughter, Peyton Behr of Ilion, Tyler Bianchine of Cherry Valley; her grandmother, Sandra Wilbert of Richfield Springs; grandparents, Leroy and Audrey Johnson of Bayonette Florida; predeceased grandparents, Lyle Wilbert and Patricia Feik; and very special, uncle, John Maine; along with many aunts, uncles and cousins and her beloved dog, Tyson Micheal.
Calling hours for Katrina will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Saturday Sept. 23, at J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, 40 West James St., Richfield Springs. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home with the Rev. Alan Miller officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Lyle Chase Wallace Trust Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
For those who wish to send flowers to her calling hours, live plants would be appreciated.
Published on September 19, 2017
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