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Robert C. "Bob" Johnson
April 26, 1942 ~ December 3, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Robert C. “Bob” Johnson, 81, of Svea, died Sunday, December 3rd at Berthesda Club Suites in Willmar. His funeral will be 2:00 pm, Monday, December 18th at Svea Evangelical Lutheran Church with interment in the church cemetery with Military Honors by American Legion Post #167 and VFW Post #1639. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Funeral arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. www.hafh.org
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to CentraCare Hospice or Bethesda Foundation.
Bob was born April 26, 1942, in Willmar, MN, the son of Carl LeRoy and Margaret (Anderson) Johnson. He attended Svea Elementary School and graduated from Willmar High School in 1960. He continued his education at Willmar Community College, graduating in 1963. After graduation, he served in the United States Army before being discharged and returning to the Willmar area. Bob worked as a clerk for Burlington Northern.
He was baptized and confirmed at Svea Evangelical Lutheran Church where he was a lifetime member. Upon his return from the service, Bob also served on the cemetery board and sang in the choir.
Bob loved spending as much time as possible golfing and fishing. He also was a member of American Legion Post #167 and VFW Post #1639.
Surviving are his sister, Sue (Dale Slagter) Johnson of Svea and brother, Lowell (Maxine) Johnson of Delano as well as several nieces and nephews of which he treated as his own children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Gwen Coyne and, Russell, a brother in infancy.