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In Memory of Richard Johnson


March 26, 1940 - April 1, 2019

Richard Donald Johnson (aka Dick), 79, of Webster, Wisconsin, passed away on April 1, 2019.

Dick was born on March 26, 1940, in St. Paul, MN, to Henry and Carolyn Johnson. Dick grew up in East St. Paul and moved around the area. Dick started up his first Auto Body Repair Shop when he was 15 and was doing this up to the day he passed away. He enjoyed his many years of his auto body shop and making his customers happy. Dick has been happily married to the woman he met on a blind date, Shirlee, for 46 years!

Dick enjoyed being outdoors, participating (when he was younger) and watching any type of drag racing. As he also took a lot of joy in watching NASCAR; Dale Earnhardt Sr. was his driver of choice.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother.

Dick is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Shirlee; brother, Spark (Jane) Johnson; daughter/adopted granddaughter, Tanya (Robert) Willhite; daughter, Sherry Biljan; sons: Doug Johnson, Johhny Johnson and Tony Biljan; along with daughters: Karen, Lonette, Debbie and Karen; grandchildren: Dustin, Paige, Meranda, Alex and Amy; great-grandchildren: Gage, Kaden, Ava, Kip, Braxton and Raegen; and not to be forgotten, his best friends: Mark Reed, Larry Rand, Mike McBride and Larry Occonol; and many friends and family.

There will be a visitation held at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Webster on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 1:00-4:00 P.M. with a time of sharing beginning at 2:30pm.


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