Ernest Everett Johnson, age 73, of Delano, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.
He was born Dec. 26, 1938, in Camp Lake, MN, to Leander and Isabella (Simonson) Johnson.
Ernie was preceded in death by his parents, Leander and Isabella; and siblings Floyd Johnson, Arvid Johnson, Lenard Johnson and Lenara Strand.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; children Pamela, Everett, Mary (Todd) Murley, Theresa (Michael) Sieg, Patrick (Kiyo), and Leander; six grandchildren; and siblings Irvin (Ellen), Vern, and Ione (Harlan) Lund.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delano.
Visitation was Thursday, Aug. 23 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano; and continued Friday in the church, one hour prior to Mass.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.