Barbara Sue MacMillan, 81 of Aitkin passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Rivers Edge Assisted Living in Aitkin. She was born December 6, 1940 in Duluth to Frank and Cecelia (Pierce) Johnson. She graduated from Duluth Central High School and then earned her Medical Technologist degree from the College of Saint Scholastica. She worked at Eitel Hospital and Saint Mary’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Barbara was united in marriage to Jack MacMillan in South Dakota. They moved to Palo Alto, California where she managed an oncology clinic until her retirement when she moved to Farm Island. She was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed knitting. She was a former member of the Aitkin County Historical Society and volunteered at the Riverwood Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack in 1997, sister Carol Johnson and brother Frank Johnson. Barbara is survived by nieces and nephews: Cindy (Eddie) Chuhanic of Farm Island, Deb Janke of Milwaukee, WI., Dale (Lou Ann) Johnson of Duluth, Dean (JoMarie) Johnson of Hudson, WI.; Great-Nephew Eric Chuhanic; and other special relatives and friends. The family is grateful for the wonderful care Barb received from the staff at Rivers Edge.
There will be no public services at this time. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Aitkin. Go to www.srtfuneral.com to leave a message of condolence.