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Johnson, Lawrence "Larry" A.
B: 15 Jun 1922, Hallock, Minnesota
D: 12 Apr 2002, Fargo, North Dakota. Lutheran Memorial Home, Twin Valley
M: 05 Nov 1950,
Jeanette Simmons in Hallock, Minnesota

FN: Nels Oscar Johnson
MN: Myrtle Alvina Ostenson

Children of Lawrence Johnson and Jeanette Simmons:

Kevin Johnson
M: Patty Unknown

Cody Johnson

Michael Johnson

Karen Johnson
M: Unknown Farrell

Nancy Johnson
M: Unknown Pederson


Lawrence Johnson


Kittson County Enterprise 17 Apr 2002

Twin Valley, Minn. - Lawrence "Larry" A. Johnson, 79, Fargo, died Friday, April 12, 2002 at the Lutheran Memorial Home, Twin Valley.

Larry was born June 15. 1922 in Hallock, the son of Nels Oscar and Myrtle Alvina (Ostenson) Johnson.

He spent his childhood and graduated from Hallock High School. After graduation, he attended Business College in Minneapolis for two years before returning to run the family farm.

On Nov. 5. 1950, he married Jeanette Simmons in Hallock. Together they moved to Marion, N,D., where he was a grain buyer and manager for Marion Equity Elevator for 30 years. and was an active volunteer throughout the community.

Larry retired in 1988. After retiring they spent 13 winters in Alamo. Texas, moved to Wyndmere. N.D. for five years, and latcr moved to Fargo.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters Helen Johnson and Leona McEwen.

Family survivors include his wife Jeanette, two sons, Kevin (Patty) Johnson. Cody, Wyo., Michael Johnson, Lubbock, Texas; two daughters, Karen Farrell, Glenbeulah..Wis., Nancy Pedersen. Wahpeton; two brothers, Neil Johnson. Marlin (Sandy) Johnson; a brother-in-faw. Stan (Carol) Simmons; a sister-in-law, Mary Elizabeth (Garfield) McAl1en; 13 grandchildren; five great-grand-children. and many close friends.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 16. 2002, Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo.