Kenneth M. Johnson, age 79, of North Branch died November 7, 2013 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West in Cambridge. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 9th at South Isanti Baptist Church with Pastor Bob Venneman officiating.
Kenneth Manfred Johnson was born August 30, 1934 in Isanti Township, Minnesota to Clifford and Ruby (Engblom) Johnson. He was raised and attended school in the Isanti area and was a part of South Isanti Baptist Church his entire life. After school Kenny served his country in the US Army. On June 27, 1964 he married Corinne Lindstrom at the South Isanti Baptist Church parsonage. They made their home on the Lindstrom family farm in North Branch where they raised their three children. Kenny worked as a welder at Hoffman Engineering. He has been cared for at GracePointe Gables West in Cambridge for the last several years.
Kenny loved deer hunting, visiting with his siblings, and going to Arnie’s cabin, biking, and time with family. He especially enjoyed the time with his granddaughters, Kayle and Alanna. Kenny was a storyteller and loved talking with everyone, especially if you were a Swede!
Kenneth Johnson passed away November 7, 2013 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West in Cambridge at the age of 79 years, 2 months and 8 days.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Corinne; two sons, Kevin Johnson (Laurel) of Rush City, Charles Johnson of North Branch; one daughter, Kristen Johnson of North Branch; three brothers, Bob Johnson of Isanti, Arnie Johnson of Cambridge, Leland (Kay) Johnson of Isanti; one sister, Lorraine Johnson of Isanti; two grandchildren, Kayle (Eddie) Logan, and Alanna Nelson; four great-grandchildren, Tanner, Jeremiah, Amelia, and Avery; and by many other relatives and friends.