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Robert 'Bob' Johnson

February 5, 1939 — March 22, 2023




Robert ‘Bob’ C. Johnson, age 84 of Litchfield, MN died on Wednesday March 22, 2023 at the St. Cloud Hospital.  A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday March 27, 2023 at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield, MN.  A visitation will be held from 3:00 - 5:00 PM on Sunday March 26, 2023 at Johnson Hagglund Funeral and Cremation and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment will be held at Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield, MN.  Military honors will be provided by the Litchfield Military Honor Guard.  The service will be livestreamed at

Memorials may be given to First Lutheran Church, the Litchfield Baseball Association or the Litchfield Fire Department.

Robert ‘Bob’ Charles Johnson, the son of Fred and Lydia (Hartz) Johnson was born on February 5, 1939 in Litchfield, MN.  He was baptized in Grove City and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield.  Bob graduated from Litchfield High School in 1957 and he went to St. Cloud State before volunteering for the  Army draft where he was active in Germany from 1959 to 1961 in the signal corp; and served in the Army Reserves four additional years.  Bob was united in marriage to Sharon Langseth on August 25, 1962 and worked in sales for Pan-O-Gold Baking Company for over 40 years.  He also worked for the City of Litchfield at the golf course for 13 years.  Bob was a member of First Lutheran Church where he was a past treasurer, and active in the church choir, the church council, the endowment committee and the men’s Saturday morning Bible study group.  Bob was outgoing, sociable and volunteered his time with the Litchfield Fire Department, the Litchfield Rescue Squad, the American Legion and the Litchfield J.C.’s.  He played baseball over the years for Litchfield, Darwin, Kingston and Dassel; and was inducted into the Litchfield Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007.  He enjoyed golfing, hunting, spending time with family and going to his grandchildren’s activities.


Bob is survived by his loving wife Sharon of Litchfield, MN; daughters Jill (Greg) Nonweiler of Lakeville, MN and Stacie (John) Boyer of Burnsville, MN; grandchildren Seth (Marni Knauf) Nonweiler, Cole Nonweiler, Lydia (Collin Hagen) Boyer and Lucas (Kaitlyn Jenkins) Boyer; a great grandson Braydon Allen; brother Gordon (Helen) Johnson of La Crosse, WI; and a sister Jo Little of Brainerd, MN.


He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Deloris Tinberg; sisters and brothers in law; niece Barb Malberg and many cousins.





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Service Schedule

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Sunday, March 26, 2023

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Johnson-Hagglund Funeral & Cremation Service

125 S Armstrong Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355

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Memorial Service

Monday, March 27, 2023

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