Lloyd A. Johnson -- Houston

HOUSTON -- A memorial service for Lloyd A. Johnson in Minnesota will be at a later date.

Mr. Johnson, 87, of Fallon, Nev., a former Houston area farmer, died Saturday (Jan. 8, 2005) at a Reno, Nev., hospital following a short illness.

He was born Oct. 15, 1917, and graduated from Houston High School in 1935. On Jan. 1, 1942, he married Lyla V. Onstad of Spring Grove, and they were later divorced. He later married Mary Daniels of Fallon, Nev., and they made their home in Fallon. He farmed in Looney Valley, rural Houston, for more than 50 years until his retirement. Mr. Johnson served on the board of directors and was a past president of the Houston-Money Creek Cooperative Creamery. He was a member of Looney Valley Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife; six sons, A. Peder (Jeanne), Tom (Ginny) and Eric (Sheri), all of Houston, Dale (Suzanne) of Fort Collins, Colo., and Gordon and Philip, both of St. Paul; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Leah Swenson of Marathon, Fla. He was preceded in death by a son, a grandson and two brothers.

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