Gerald R. Johnson, 78, of Redwood Falls passed away on his birthday Saturday, November 26, 2011 at the Redwood Area Hospital after an extended illness while surrounded by his family.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14 at the United Methodist Church in Fairfax.
Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. The Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gerald is survived by his wife Iola “Cookie” of 53 years; sons: Joel (Stacy), Loren (Maureen) and Michael all of Redwood Falls; eight grandchildren and two foster grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one on the way; siblings: Mavis Twiehoff of Faribault, Joyce (Dean) Floren of Kenyon and Curtiss (Carol) Johnson of Rochester and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death are his parents, brother Russell and brother in law George Twiehoff. Great-granddaughter Faith Belle joined him December 30, 2011.