June 5, 1929Aug, 31, 2012
MARSHALL - Mass of Christian burial for Robert Johnson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Marshall. Visitation is one hour before mass at the church.
Bob was born to Hjalmer and Genevieve Johnson in Redwood County, and graduated in 1947 from St. Mary's High School in Bird Island. He worked for the International Implement Store in Redwood Falls, became store manager in Garretson, S.D., and in 1968, became store manager for Case Implement in Marshall. After leaving the implement business, he went into farm building construction. In retirement, Bob loved to fish and was an avid history reader. He entered Morningside Heights Nursing Home in August 2010.
Bob is survived by his wife Patricia; children Susan (and Mike) Hayes, Mike (and Cheryl), Greg, and Tom (and Shauna); along with 11 grandchildren. Also survived by sister Marjorie (and Ken) Hughes, brother Dean (and Fran), and brother Steve (and Val).
Bob was preceded in death by his parents and by brothers Bill, Ron, Greg and Larry.