Gary A. Johnson, age 72, of Willmar died on February 8, 2020, at Bethesda Grand in Willmar. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral and Cremation Service in Litchfield. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Ripley Cemetery.
Gary Allen Johnson, the son of Fredrick and Florence (Anderson) Johnson, was born on April 13, 1947, in Litchfield. He grew up in Meeker county before moving to Minneapolis with his parents. After his mother died in 1986, he resided in several assisted living facilities throughout his life. He worked at Proworks and DAC. He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and traveling to Oregon, Arizona and San Diego to see his siblings. He admired the Litchfield Fire Department.
Gary is survived by his sisters Marcella Solmonson of Litchfield and Bonita Drongeson of Grand Rapids, and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Thorma “Tootie” Johnson and brother-in-law Roger Olson. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Kenneth and Robert Johnson, sisters Gloria Stout and Janice Olson.