Services for Luaine Johnson

Luaine Johnson, Brooks, MN, 85, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Essentia Health, Fosston, MN


Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church, Oklee, MN with Reverend Linda Molitor officiating.  Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Oklee.


Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.


Luaine Robert Johnson was born September 26, 1933 in Lambert Township, Oklee, MN, the son of Lloyd and Lillian (Farrington) Johnson.  He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church.  He attended school in Oklee and graduated from Oklee High School in 1952.


On June 19, 1954, Luaine was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Enger at Oklee, MN.


He was employed at Oklee Co-op Oil, Gully Co-op Oil, Red Lake County Highway Department for 20 years, Cenex, Brooks, MN and Garden Valley Telephone for 18 years.  He was a part time farmer.  He enjoyed caring for his lawn, gardening, playing horse-shoe, playing cards and most of all playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


He held membership in the Clearwater Church Board, Zion Lutheran Board and served on Oklee City Council.  He also was a member of Farmers Union and Farm Bureau.


Survivors by his daughter, Sandra (Gary) Lee, Brooks, MN and 2 grandchildren;  Jeremy (Sarah Beth ) Lee and Adam (Sarah Jo) Lee; 7 great grandchildren, Caden, Trevor, Jacob, Teagan, Benjamin, Ethan and Logan; a sister, Eileen Olson and sister-in-law Bernice Klink; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


He is preceded in death by his wife Patricia; parents, infant sister Evelyn, 2 brothers, Marlyn Johnson and Floyd Johnson and brother-in-law, Goodwin Olson.


Family condolences may be sent to


Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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