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Stephanie Kostelecky Johnson

Stephanie Kostelecky Johnson

Age 64 of Brooklyn Park MN, died Saturday March 9th surrounded by family after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Survived by her loving husband Thomas; daughter Jessica (Adam) Derx and son Nicholas Johnson; sister Sandy (Paul) Miller and brother Kent (Donna) Kostelecky; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by parents Edward and Helen Kostelecky; and sister Sharon Kostelecky. Steph grew up in Dickinson ND, attending Trinity High School prior to moving to Minneapolis in 1974. She met Thomas while working at Pickwick Records and they were married in 1979. Steph was a working mom with a variety of jobs, spending most of her career as an office manager at Woodbury Senior Living. Through every challenge she faced, she always had a smile. She was a caring and loving wife and mother, dedicated to supporting her family. With her outgoing and uplifting spirit, Steph was truly an inspiration to everyone who knew her. Funeral service will be held Saturday March 16th at 5:00PM, First Lutheran Church of Crystal, 7708 62nd Ave N., Brooklyn Park MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Donations can be made in memory of Steph to Adopt-A-Pet Shop in Plymouth MN. https://www.theadoptapetshop.org/donate.