ORVILLE "ORV" ROGER JOHNSONOrville "Orv" Roger Johnson, 84, of Duluth, died Thursday Jan.
Orville "Orv" Roger Johnson, 84, of Duluth, died Thursday Jan. 23, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz.
He was born in Duluth.
Preceded in death by parents Nels O Johnson and Olga M Johnson, who were Swedish immigrants.
Orv graduated from Denfeld High School in 1947. He received his degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth in business. He served as a flight engineer in the Air Force in the Korean war and was the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Orv was an active member of Elim Lutheran Church in Duluth and then St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Circle Pines, Minn.
Orv is survived by his wife Eileen Johnson; sister Doris E. Johnson of Duluth; daughter Linda M Johnson Pavek (Roger) of Brook Park, Minn.; step children Kathleen (Jeff) Sorenson, Rian (Gwen) Crooks, Kevin (Kerry) Crooks, Douglas Marketon; grandchildren, Zack, Kyle, Marta, Jack, Dean, Paul, Sean, Nolan and Melissa; sister-in-law Judy Delich; sister-in-law Mary (Mark) Nystom; and dear friends Edie and Vern Close.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: pending at a later date.
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