February 23, 1931 - August 25, 2017
Lloyd Arthur Johnson, age 86, of Dassel, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017, at the Hutchinson Hospital. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Stockholm Lutheran Church in rural Cokato with the Rev. Mark Little officiating. The interment will be held at the church cemetery following the service. A time to gather will be held one hour prior to the service on Wednesday morning at the Stockholm Lutheran Church. Lloyd Arthur Johnson, the son of Ernest and Esther (Sorenson) Johnson, was born on February 23, 1931, in Greenbush Township, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota. He grew up and attended district school in Stockholm and graduated from Cokato High School in 1949. Lloyd was baptized in 1941, and confirmed on June 24, 1945, at the Stockholm Lutheran Church. Lloyd was inducted into the United States Marine Corps on March 27, 1952, and served his country until March 26, 1954. On Saturday, March 1, 1952, Lloyd was united in marriage to Audrey Luthens at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills, Minnesota. Together they made their home on farms north of Cokato before moving to a farm on the west side of Collinwood Lake. In 1960, Lloyd and Audrey moved back to the Johnson home farm in Stockholm Township where they lived until they moved into Dassel in 1999. Lloyd worked at Haapala Seeds in Dassel during the 1960's, at 3M in Hutchinson during the 1970's and sold Patz farm equipment and grain dryers for Jelco. Lloyd also owned and operated Johnson Farm Supply in Dassel for many years. He also remodeled old passenger busses into motor homes. Lloyd enjoyed spending time deer hunting, and never missed attending his kids and grandchildren's sporting events. He loved to go to the family cabin on Nelson Lake in Jenkins, Minnesota. He was an avid traveler who spent many winters in Arizona and had visited Hawaii twice. Lloyd loved to have a cup of coffee with his friends at the local coffee shops and also played cards with friends weekly. He loved flying and was an accomplished Cessna pilot. Lloyd is survived by his wife, Audrey Johnson of Dassel, son's Kevin (Beth Wanha) Johnson of Stockholm and Brian (Shannon) Johnson of Stockholm, ten grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and a sister Lorayne LeSarge of Green Valley, Arizona. Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, LeRoy Johnson and Gordon Johnson.
Lloyd Arthur Johnson, age 86, of Dassel, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017, at the Hutchinson Hospital. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Stockholm Lutheran Church in rural Cokato with the... View Obituary & Service Information
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