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Jeffery Johnson

June 29, 1946-June 27, 2012

Jeffery C. Johnson, 65, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

Jeff was born the son of Phillip and Arline (Daniels) Johnson on June 29, 1946 in Montevideo, Minn. He was raised and educated in Owatonna, Minn. Jeff was united in marriage to Winnie Marks on September 5, 1969 in Sisseton, S.D. He worked construction, specializing in concrete and also worked in the oil fields in Texas.

Jeff enjoyed watching NASCAR and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving Jeff are his two daughters, Jamie (Ryan) Evans of Lake Park and Felicia Johnson of Audubon; three grandchildren, Issiah Evans, Jaiden Disse and Raini Evans; father, Phillip Johnson of Detroit Lakes; sister, Debra (Robert) Jacoby of Blaine, Minn.; former spouse/friend, Winnie Johnson of Detroit Lakes; nephew, Nick (Katie) Jacoby and niece, Kristin (Jim) Nordstrom.

Preceding Jeff in death was his mother, Arline.

A private family service will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes. Those wanting to share memories and condolences may use the messages of sympathy section at