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Wayne Harold Johnson

September 8, 1942 — January 14, 2020

Pastor Nathan Baker-Trinity will officiate at a graveside service for Wayne: 1:00 PM, Thursday, October 8th at Birchwood Cemetery  in Pine City.  Wayne will be laid to rest with his wife Pearl.


Wayne Johnson of Rush City passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Robbinsdale Villas Rehab and Extended Care Center in Robbinsdale at the age of 77. 

Wayne Harold Johnson was born September 8, 1942 to Edna and Harold Johnson in Bird Island, Minnesota.  In the early years while growing up, his family lived in both Sturgeon Lake and Pine City.  He later attended school in Cambridge.  It was in Cambridge Wayne met Pearl, they later married and together they owned a home in Rush City.  Wayne worked as a custodian at Plastech for 23 years.  He was very active in the Rush City community.  Wayne loved music, doing bead work, crafts and socializing with friends. He was a true blessing to his friends and family and will be missed dearly. 

Wayne is survived by his sister Juliette (Ren) Rice of Clearwater; nephews and niece, Duaine Rice of Crystal, Tom (Jane) Rice of Maple Grove, Lyn (Dan) Sanderson of Brooklyn Park, Ken (Kim) Rice of Crystal, Roy “Sonny” Sampson of St. Paul, Jim (Becky) Sampson of Alabama, Mark (Jane) Sampson of Idaho, Tim (Lorrie) Sampson of Washington; many other relatives and friends.

He is Preceded in death by his parents Harold and Edna Johnson, wife Pearl; siblings Ruth, Georgia Ann, Harley, Barbara, brother-in-law Roy Sampson and nephew Donny Sampson.

A Spring Graveside Memorial service will be held at Birchwood Cemetery in Pine City.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to:  Funeral and Cremation Service of Rush City, Olson Chapel.

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