Todd JohnsonPublished 9:48am Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The memorial service for Todd E. Johnson of Albert Lea will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. The Rev. Curtis Zieske will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery.
Todd, 52, of Albert Lea died at his home on Sunday June 22, 2014. Todd was a 1979 graduate of Albert Lea High School and attended Mankato State University for a year before returning to Albert Lea. He has held jobs working at Bonanza, Holiday Gas, TCI Cable for 15 years and the EXOL plant before retiring due to health concerns.
He loved football, played during high school and remained an avid Vikings fan his whole life.
Todd also enjoyed softball, hunting, fishing, camping, riding his Harley and playing in the Wild Country Band. Some organizations he was involved in include Moose and Eagles, where he served as president of the Eagles Club from 1999 to 2000. He will be fondly remembered as an outgoing, fun-loving man with an optimistic outlook on life and a sarcastic sense of humor. Todd had a nickname for everyone in his life to let them know they were special.
He is survived by his children Shanna Andresen, Jessica Johnson (fiancé, Dustin Boyer), Travis Johnson (girlfriend, Trisha Wayne) and Cody Johnson; grandchildren Isaac Andresen, Zadie Daniels, Jasianna Daniels, Dagen Jacobs and Liliana Stenzel; father, Don E. Johnson; stepchildren Heather Pliska and Adam (Heather) Quimby and families; siblings Lyndon (Linda) Johnson, Deb (J.B.) Akemann and Lori (Arnold) Zuniga; nieces and nephews Nicole Marlin, Christina Johnson, Michelle Johnson, Luke Johnson, Jeremy Wenzel, Tucker Akemann, Trinity Akemann, Colton Zuniga, Brittani Zuniga, McKenzie Zuniga, Michael Dorothy and Heather Niedermann; aunts and uncles Terry and Jeanette Ringoen, Richard and Coral Ringoen, Duane Ringoen, S.L. and Joyce Johnson, Bev Lechnir and Gary and Judy Johnson; and many cousins, in-laws and close friends.
He is preceded in death by wife, Sheila; mother, Sharon, and father-in-law, George Wrolson.