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Ronald Johnson

March 13, 2019
Estherville News

Ronald Johnson, age 77 of St. Peter and formerly of Easton passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Mayo Hospital in Mankato after a brief illness. A memorial service will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger with Father Bill Schrieber, officiating at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 with visitation on Friday, March 15 from 5-7 p.m. at Henry-Olson Funeral Home in Estherville. A luncheon for family and friends will follow interment at the Graettinger Cemetery. Henry-Olson Funeral Home in Estherville is handling the arrangements.

Ron was born July 26, 1941, to Alfred and Alice (Tindell) Johnson along with his twin brother Robert. He went to school in Terril, Iowa, joined the Army and was honorably discharged. He farmed, owned his own construction business and later worked for Lakeview Construction, which allowed him to travel all over the US. After retiring he enjoyed many trips to Pioneer Power with his brothers and enjoyed tinkering with the John Deere lawn mowers and tractors with his brothers. He enjoyed his time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his brother George and Barb Johnson of Estherville IA, his sisters Marilyn Ostheimer of Estherville IA and Alice Ann Johnson of Graettinger IA and his sister-in-law Kathleen Johnson of Estherville IA. His daughters, Tracy and Kevin Ogilvie of Le Sueur MN, Holly and Dan Stauffer of Winnebago MN and son Ron and Janel Johnson of Mankato MN. His 9 grandchildren, Theresa, Joshua, Tamara, Jamie, Talicia, Kinsey, Logan, Aaron and Cheyenne. His 7 great grandchildren. Cole, Greyson, Sara, Oakley, Erin, Conrad and Porter. And many nieces and nephews.

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He is preceded in death by his parents Alfred and Alice, his twin brother Robert, his brother Paul, his sister Francis and her husband Jim Mason and his sister Ruth Carpentier.

We would like to thank Benedictine for the wonderful care they gave him while he was there, to Rivers Edge ER and Mayo hospital for making him comfortable in his final moments and to Deacon John Rudd who prayed with him during this time.



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