Lester M. JohnsonLester M. Johnson, 80, of Lake Nebagamon went to be with the Lord on Saturday April 14, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth.
Lester M. Johnson, 80, of Lake Nebagamon went to be with the Lord on Saturday April 14, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth.
Lester was born in Hawthorne, Wis. on Feb. 19, 1932, to David and Mabel Johnson. He was a member of the first graduating class of Northwestern High School in 1950.
Lester served in the military during the Korean War from 1953-1955. He married Janice Sandmon on March 31, 1956.
He was a self employed contractor and spent all of his life in the Lake Nebagamon and Hawthorne area. After he retired he loved to help his children and grandchildren with numerous projects and activities.
He was preceded in death by grandson, Levi Lundgren; also brothers, Russell Johnson, Wayne Johnson, Wallace Johnson; sisters, Margie Mattson and Lucille Winkka
Lester is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janice; daughter, Cindy (Mark) Lundgren; sons, Ron (Tammy) Johnson, Brian (Julie) Johnson, Bob (Andrene) Johnson, and Dale (Traci) Johnson; grandchildren, Rena (Nick) Navarro, Matthew (Lindsey) Johnson, Stephanie (Josh) Lintula, Rachel (Jason) Deatherage, Lucas Lundgren, Emily Johnson, Nathan Johnson, Gus Johnson, and Tyler Johnson; great grandchildren, Sophia Navarro, Ellie Deatherage, Nora Navarro, and Gage Johnson; brothers, Delroy Johnson, Fred Johnson, and sisters, Audrey Wright and Jeanie Kallinen.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday April 18th at the Mission Covenant Church, 5161 Hwy P Poplar, Wis. at 11 a.m. with a visitation at 10 a.m.