DARELL MONROE JOHNSONDarell M. Johnson, 82 of Cloquet, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
Darell M. Johnson, 82 of Cloquet, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital.
He was born Feb. 19, 1931 in Cloquet to John and Ethel (Hall) Johnson.
He graduated from Cloquet High School in 1949. Darell was a Korean War Army Veteran. He was united in marriage to Dianne Stevens on May 1, 1954 in Cloquet. Darell worked as a supervisor for the Potlatch Corp. for 39 years and was a member of the Potlatch Quarter Century Club; and the Cloquet Presbyterian Church. He was an avid reader and loved outdoors activities like hunting, fishing, cutting wood and gardening.
Darell was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Alan Johnson; and two sisters, Louise Blinn, and Lois Gronquist.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne; one son, Paul Johnson; two daughters, Debra (Steve) Coffey and Kathryn (Ed) Fuhs; one brother, Howard (Linda) Johnson; one sister, Betty (Myron) Evenson; four grandchildren, Sara, Daniel, Michelle, and David; one great-grandson, Kayden; and numerous nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 until the 11 a.m. memorial service in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet, followed with a luncheon in the fellowship room. Military flag presentation will be by the Cloquet Honor Guard. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.