In Memory of Robert Johnson
Robert “Bob” Johnson, age 82, of Minong, WI, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021, in his home.
Bob was born August 30, 1938, in Hot Springs, SD, to parents Walter and Dearie (Niedert) Johnson.
After graduating from Custer High School, he went to college to become an electrician and joined the Army shortly after. Bob spent four years in the Army before moving to Chicago to continue his work as a commercial electrician where met the love of his life, Carolyn. The couple got married December 3, 1966 and moved to Virginia, MN. Bob began work at IBEW 292 Electrical Union in Minneapolis in 1969. After 31 years with the company, Bob retired and moved to Minong in 2002.
Bob enjoyed hunting and fishing and would spend hours in the garage tinkering. He was a kind and loving family man that always put others first.
Bob is survived by his wife Carolyn; sons, Doug (Brenda) Johnson and Brad Johnson; grandchildren, Ame, Phillip, Jacob, Dalton, Damita, Christopher, Bralin, and Mack; and six great grandchildren.
He is proceeded in death by his parents and brother, Dick.
A memorial service will be held Monday, August 30, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the River Wesleyan Church in Minong with a visitation one hour prior. A graveside service will be held at the Northern Wisconsin Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 11:00 A.M.