Dennis J. Johnson

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Dennis J. Johnson, 53, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at the Spencer Hospital. He was born on July 17, 1956, in Storm Lake to Delbert H. and Lois C. (Torkelson) Johnson.

Denny was united in marriage to Loretta Wade on Oct. 7, 1999, in Spencer. Denny owned and operated Denny's Drain Cleaning and Plumbing since 1985.

Denny loved horses! His love of horses started as a child. He competed in team sorting and enjoyed trail riding in Wyoming on several occasions. Denny also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Denny is survived by his wife, Loretta Johnson of Spencer; three daughters: Jennifer Johnson (James) of Sanborn, Jodi Gonzalez (Carlos) of Fostoria, and Katelind Wiley of Spencer; two sons: Jeremy Johnson (Carrie) of Steward, Neb., and Klint Wiley of Spencer; his mother, Lois Johnson of Cleghorn; and three sisters: Sue Dilocker (Tom) of Jamestown, N.D., Janelle Schlenger (Tim) of Washta, Iowa, and Tammy Wittkamp (John) of Milford; 10 grandchildren; and many friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Delbert; and a granddaughter, Jentry Anne Johnson.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 8, in the Fairview Cemetery.

The Schuchert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.