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DeLyle Johnson

DeLyle Leroy Johnson, loving husband, family man, successful farmer, and buggy enthusiast, died on August 10, 2014, at the age of 86. Born in Greeley, NE, Mr. Johnson was a high school football player who married the love of his life, Catherine, and moved to Staples, MN. There they built a solid foundation of family and love through hard work and perseverance. They were married for 59 years before she passed away in 2010.

He is survived by his children: Jim, Jack and Jude; 6 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; siblings: Darlene, Doreen, Deanna, Dean, Delores and Darwin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine, and brother, Donald.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, August 23 at Faith Lutheran Church, 430 12th St. NE, Staples, MN. Lunch will immediately follow. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.

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