Dale E. Johnson | 1928 - 2012 | Obituary

Dale E. Johnson
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Dale E. Johnson

Born: March 22, 1928
Died: October 22, 2012

U.S. Veteran

Dale E. Johnson, age 84, of Duluth passed away on Monday, October 22, 2012 at Essentia St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.


Dale was born March 22, 1928 in Duluth, Minnesota, the son of Enoch and Millie (Jacobson) Johnson.  He grew up in Duluth and graduated from Denfeld High School.  He served in the United States Navy in Saipan for two years.  He retired from the United States Postal Service, where he was a letter carrier for many years.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Betty Olsen.


Dale is survived by his wife, Valeria of Duluth, children, Claudia (Peter) Sullivan of Duluth, Thomas (Tammie) Johnson of Valparaiso, IN, Alan (Liz) Johnson of Collinsville, IL, Paulette (Joe) Tarnowski of Hermantown, Diane (Larry) Menzel of Buffalo, MN, and Ronald (Kirsten) Johnson of Stillwater, MN, a sister, Delores Aird of Duluth, 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.


Visitation:  10 am, Monday, October 29, 2012 until the 11 am funeral service at Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. 2nd St., Duluth.  Burial at Polish Catholic Cemetery.  Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home (218) 727-3555.

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