Gary Johnson, 1949-2015
Published 9:55 am Monday, July 20, 2015
Gary Boyd Johnson, 65, of Wells died Friday, July 17, 2015, at his home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells. A memorial service will take place Aug. 1 in Luverne with burial in Kenneth Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the Luverne color guard. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home of Wells is in charge of arrangements. Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.
Gary was born Oct. 31, 1949, in Morris, the son of Floyd and Delores (Hubred) Johnson. He graduated from Morris High School in 1967. Gary joined the United States Army in 1969. In 1971 he attended Jackson Vocational School and graduated in 1973 with a degree in architectural drafting. He was employed at A Home of Your Own in Wells for many years, and also owned and operated a laundromat in Wells. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and reading.
Gary is survived by his stepmother, Joan Johnson, of Magnolia; stepbrother, Dan Pick (special friend, Donna), of Sauk Rapids and his family Joe (Amber) Pick of Wells, James (Angie) Pick of Cleveland and Mandy Pick of Eugene, Oregon; stepsister, Deborah (Gerald) Remme, of Jackson and their family Jessica Remme of Jackson, Stacy Remme (fiance, Jacques Damon) of Windom, Chris (Tracy) Remme of Brewster and Ashley Remme (fiance, Brycen Johnson) of Hanley; five great-nephews and six great-nieces; one aunt, Mae McClure, of Jasper; and special friends in Wells Cal (Lynn) Steele, Gwen (Karl) Kimpton and Dave Talamantez.