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Lloyd Rossiter Johnson

July 2, 1945 ~ June 7, 2022 (age 76)

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Lloyd R. Johnson, age 76, of Annandale, died Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at his home in Southside Township with has family at his side.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2022 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Annandale with visitation one hour prior to the service. Pastor Alex Becker will officiate. The service will be livestreamed on the funeral home website.

Lloyd Rossiter Johnson was born July 2, 1945 in St. Cloud to Robert and June (Rossiter) Johnson. He grew up in Annandale. He graduated from Richfield High School with the Class of 1963 and earned his associates degree from the University of Minnesota in 1965. On October 18, 1966, he was united in marriage to Maria Hicks in St. Paul. Lloyd was drafted into the US Army, leaving for Officer Candidate School shortly after their wedding. He then served in Germany and Korea. He was honorably discharged from active duty in 1971 as a Captain. He entered the reserves, served as commander of the Buffalo 353rd Reserve Unit, and was discharged from the reserves in 1987 as a Major. Maria and Lloyd raised their family in Minneapolis, retiring to the family farm in Annandale in 2005.

Lloyd was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Annandale and a former member of Trinity Lutheran of Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis. At St. John's, he was active with the Men's Bible Study and served as a confirmation teacher. He earned the Silver Beaver Award for his work as a volunteer adult leader for Troops 11 and 354 of the Boy Scouts of America. Lloyd loved to work with, carve, and burn wood. He was very knowledgeable, enjoyed reading and trivia. Lloyd could always be relied on to learn something new and to share knowledge with others.

He is survived by his wife, Maria; children, Tonya (Ben) Nicholie of St. Paul, Eric Johnson (Heather) of Annandale, and Adam Johnson of Minneapolis; ten grandchildren, Devin, Sean, Seth, Yorick, Nathan, Gunner, Stormi, Luke, Ransom, and Chance; great-grandchild, Ava; and brother, Robin (Deanna) Johnson of Desert Hot Springs, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The urn bearers will Sean, Seth, Eric and Adam Johnson. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.

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July 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church, Annandale
331 Harrison St. W.
Annandale, MN 55302
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Memorial Service
July 22, 2022

11:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church, Annandale
331 Harrison St. W.
Annandale, MN 55302
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Service begins

This event will be live-streamed

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