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Dennis Johnson

June 11, 1920-July 2, 2010

Dennis R. Johnson, 90, of rural Audubon, died Friday, July 2, 2010 at First Care Health Center in Park River, N.D.

Dennis was born to Lillie and Vernon A. Johnson on June 11, 1920 in Westbury, Minn. He graduated from Audubon High School in 1938. He was united in marriage to Lorraine Swanson on October 3, 1950.

Dennis and Lorraine spent their years farming south of Audubon on the family farmstead. Dennis gave his life to the care of his family, the nurture of his farm and the privilege of life together with his neighbors in church and community.

Surviving Dennis are his wife, Lorraine; two daughters, Sheryl (Orville) Kjelland of Park River and Rebecca (Wes) Aardahl of Bismarck, N.D.; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Ellen Johnson of Spring Valley, Minn., and Evelyn (Chester Anderson) Johnson of Lake Park; as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Donald and Lowell; and three sisters, Audrey (Virgil) Thorson, Darlene (Gene) Squires and Loretta (Bill) Jorgenson.

Visitation will be from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 9 at the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, with a prayer service at 3 p.m.

Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 10 at the First Lutheran Church in Audubon, with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

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