R. Johnson

Richard (Dick) Leon Johnson of Mora, formerly of Isle and Maple Grove, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Princeton Elim Home. He was 77 years old.

He was born on Sept. 30, 1941 in Burlington, Iowa to Alvin and Leona (Erickson) Johnson. When he was an infant the family moved to rural Isle, and he grew up on a farm there. He graduated from Isle High School in 1959. On Dec. 5, 1963, he was united in marriage to Thelma Schofield, and they lived in Maple Grove. After his wife’s death in 2009 he moved to Mora. 

He worked on the river unloading barges and dredging. In 1993 he went to work for Dakota Bulk Terminal in St. Paul. He was a member of the Local 49ers for 54 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, most notably hunting and snowmobiling. He enjoyed being with people and was a friend to all.

He was preceded in death by his parents Alvin and Leona; as well as his wife Thelma.

He is survived by brother Raymond (Lucy) Johnson of Isle; sisters Sharon (Danny) Revard of Dassel, Shirley (Roger) Homan of Wahkon; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A memorial service was held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Isle Evangelical Free Church with visitation from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the church.  

Arrangements by Dresser-Methven Funeral and Cremation Services.

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