John Milton Johnson

Dates

April 8, 1925 - January 22, 2009

Obituary

 

 

John Milton Johnson was born April 8, 1925 in Aurora County, to Axel and Esther Johnson.  He grew up on the farm and received his schooling from the rural Patton School.  He served in the US Army during WWII.  He farmed his entire life until retiring and moved to White Lake in 1989.  On January 5, 1945 he married Carolyne Malinda Knigge.

He is survived by his children: Nancy Wiebe and husband, Ted of Burns, KS, Gayle Krumvieda and husband, Russ of  White Lake, SD, Jim Johnson of Worthington, MN, Leon Johnson and wife, Bonnie of Sioux Falls, SD, David Johnson of Mitchell, SD and Mike Johnson and wife, Peggy of Mitchell, SD; eighteen grandchildren and thirty-one great-grandchildren.

John was the last surviving member of the Axel Johnson family.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife in January, 2001, six brothers:  Elmer, Glen, Milburn, Clifford, Claire and Gordy; three sisters: Linnea Swanson, Ethel Schenk and Doris Johnson; a daughter-in-law, Joan Thompson Johnson and a granddaughter, Jolene Wiebe.

 

    


Visitation(s)

Date
Friday, January 23, 2009
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
United Methodist Church
White Lake, South Dakota

Service

Date
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Time
2:00 PM
Location
United Methodist Church
White Lake, South Dakota

Cemetery

White Lake Cemetery
White Lake, South Dakota


entry posted by VAL DAWN LUCKETT on 01-25-2009
OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOU ALL.
OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
VAL, DAWN, MACE, JOSH & VANCE
entry posted by Norma Hines and Family on 01-23-2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be missed by all of us that knew him.He was a great friend to our mother and are whole family. Johny always enjoyed sharing picture of his children and grandchildren.He was so very proud of all of you.
God Bless and be with you.
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