1935 Robert 2019

Robert Johnson

January 14, 1935 — March 21, 2019

Robert Duane Johnson, age 84 of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Robert was born on January 14, 1935, in Freeborn County, to Ronald and Volberg (Anderson) Johnson. He attended Blooming Prairie High School. In 1955, Robert enlisted into the United States Army serving until his honorable discharge in 1957. Shortly after his time in the service, Robert married Phyllis Marie Lustig on June 15, 1957. Together the couple raised four children, Jackie, Robert, Lori, and Daniel. Robert worked at a Weyerhaeuser Company for 42 years. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie, where he was very active and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. He enjoyed camping, traveling, Via De Cristo, visiting and spending time with family and friends, and playing guitar and country music. Robert will always be remembered as a welcoming, caring and loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his mother, Volberg Johnson of Edina, MN; wife, Phyllis Johnson of Blooming Prairie, MN; children, Jackie (Todd Turner) Rathbun of Owatonna, MN, Robert (Eileen) Johnson of Owatonna, MN, Lori (Kurt Sylvara) Nordaas of Bricelyn, MN, Daniel (Norma) Johnson of Austin, MN; 15 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; brother, Ron (Diana) Johnson of Richfield, MN; special friends, Scott and Sandy; and special cat, Tag. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie with Pastor Heidi Heimgartner officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota at a later date. Memorials can be directed to First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie. Worlein Funeral Home of Blooming Prairie is assisting the family with arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Robert Johnson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home

418 Hwy Ave S, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment at a later date

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree