LeRoy A. Johnson, Jr., age 88, of Isanti passed away March 12, 2018 at home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 17th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M., with a prayer service at 7 PM, Friday, March 16th at Strike Life Tributes in Isanti and also one hour prior to the funeral Saturday at the church. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Lino Lakes. Memorial donations may be made to Rieser Relief Fund, reiserrelief.org
Johnson, LeRoy Jr. LeRoy “Buddy” Johnson Jr, 88, of Isanti, MN passed away March 12th. He lived a blessed and full life. A devout and passionate Catholic he passed away at home feeling loved and without regrets. LeRoy is survived by the love of his life, his wife Barbara, their ten children and spouses, eighteen grandchildren and twenty nine great grandchildren. Bud loved them all deeply and felt most joyful when surrounded by them. He was also survived by his brother, James and sisters-in-law Nancy and Bev. He was predeceased by his many sisters, brothers, sister-in- laws, and brother-in-laws. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit he owned a solid waste company, hog farms, a landfill, a golf driving range, raised long horn steers and invested in real estate. In business he wore many hats but he will be remembered most for his cowboy hat. He was a very social person. Those who knew him knew him for a long time. LeRoy loved his life and life loved him back. A special heartfelt thanks to those who devoted time and energy to making LeRoy as comfortable as possible.