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Wallace "Wally" I. Johnson

Wallace "Wally" I. Johnson

Wallace Irwin Johnston, age 82, of Brainerd, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018, at Essentia-St. Joseph's Medical Center. Wally was born on August 5, 1936 in Brainerd to Wallace & Elizabeth (Paulson) Johnston, Sr. He married the love of his life, Hope Jacobson, on June 28, 1958, at First Presbyterian Church in Brainerd. Wally will be forever missed by his wife of 60 years, Hope; children: Pete (Micki) of Baxter, Paul (Tahtiana) of Lakeview, SC, Faith (Todd Spooner) Johnston of Golden, CO and Cherri (Earl) Ruckdaschel of Brainerd; siblings: Jewel (Al) Schilling of Brainerd, Donna Boser of Brainerd, Bob (Lynn) Johnston of Brainerd, Darlene (Walt) Hillman of Hemitt, CA and Diane Larson of Brainerd; 19 grandchildren; many great grandchildren. Wally is preceded in death by his parents; brothers; Loren and Marlin; grandson, Shane.

A memorial service celebrating Wally's life will be held at First Presbyterian Church on Friday, September 21, 2018, at 11AM. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday also at the church.

Caring for Wally and his family

Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home

Brainerd 218 829 3581