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Jack Johnson

Saturday, May 31, 2008

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Funeral services for Mr. Jack Johnson, 81, of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Hope Lutheran Church of Everly. Rev. Lauren Key will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery of Everly.

Jack passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Jack Carol Johnson, the son of Gerald Sumner and Nina Ima (Rohm) Johnson, was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Winner, S.D. He grew up in Winner and then moved to Minnesota and later to Spencer. Jack entered the U.S. Army in 1946, serving during W.W.II until his honorable discharge in 1947.

On March 7, 1948, Jack married Lois Rauhauser in Jackson, Minn. Following their marriage, they lived in Spencer, Joliet, Ill., Ayrshire and then moved to Everly in 1962. For 25 years, Jack worked for Farmer's Elevator in the communities of Spencer, Ayrshire and Everly. Following his retirement, he continued to work at Wal-Mart from 1999 to 2003. He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Everly, American Legion and the V.F.W. He was a past member of the Eagles.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Faith; three brothers; and seven sisters.

Jack is survived by his wife, Lois of Everly; four sons: James and his wife, Dee of Royal, Terry and his wife, Rhonda of Royal, Daniel of Everly, and Michael and his wife, Sandy of Royal; four daughters: Pamela Miller and her husband, Larry of Everly, Diane Heller of Everly, Lynne Mills of Dickens, and Donna Shuck of Everly; foster son, Russel Momsen and his wife, Sabrina of Royal; 23 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and one sister, Ruth Chase of Creston.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.