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Joseph H. Johnson

March 8, 1922 June 1, 2019
Joseph H.  Johnson
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Obituary for Joseph H. Johnson

Joseph “Joe” H. Johnson, age 97 of North Branch passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Ecumen North Branch surrounded by his loved ones.

Joe was born on March 8, 1922 in St. Paul to parents, William and Edith (Harmon) Johnson. He was raised in the Braham and North Branch area. He served during WW II in the Army Air Corps. from 1942 to 1945 in the South Pacific as a radio operator and waist gunner on a B24 Bomber. He married his first wife Lila Wicks in 1949 and they raised seven children. Joe worked as a Supervisor at Honeywell most of his life retiring in 1984. After the death of his wife Lila Joe married Kathleen Tully on his 80th birthday in 2002. Joe enjoyed joking around, dancing and riding his bike. He truly loved being around his family and friends and will be dearly missed.

Joe is survived by his wife, Kathleen Tully; children, Janet (John) Evers of Apache Junction, AZ, Barb (David) Anderson of North Branch, Martin Johnson of Stanchfield, JoAnn Severin of Apache Junction, AZ, Paul (Tammy) Johnson of Grantsburg, WI, Aletha (Wade) Salminen of North Branch, stepson, David (Tammy) Tully of Floyds Knobs, IN; his 18 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; devoted friend Bill Schaden and brother in law, Leo Pierre of St. Paul. Joe is preceded in death by his first wife, Lila in December of 1997; son, William; parents, William and Edith; brothers, Lawrence and Donald; sisters, Lucille and Loretta; grandson, Sean Swanson; stepson, Norman Tully and one great step grandson, Bryan Tucker and Cheryl Johnstone (Martin).


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Visitation

Thursday

6

Jun

12:00 PM 6/6/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6/6/2019 1:00:00 PM
Sunrise Bible Church

41300 2nd St
Sunrise, MN 55056

Sunrise Bible Church
41300 2nd St Sunrise 55056 MN
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

6

Jun

1:00 PM 6/6/2019 1:00:00 PM
Sunrise Bible Church

41300 2nd St
Sunrise, MN 55056

Sunrise Bible Church
41300 2nd St Sunrise 55056 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

14th Ave. and Elm Street
North Branch, MN 55056

14th Ave. and Elm Street North Branch 55056 MN
United States
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