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Roger Thomas Johnson

Roger Thomas Johnson

Roger Thomas Johnson, 65, passed away November 10, 2017 with loved ones by his side after a hard fought battle with lung cancer. He was born July 15, 1952 to Iver and Lillian B. Johnson in Duluth, Minnesota.

In his younger years he attended Christ Lutheran Church. He graduated from Denfeld High School in 1970 and from DAVTI (Lake Superior College) in 1973 from the highway technology program. He retired in 2010 from St. Louis County Public Works after 37 years as an engineering technician.

Roger loved to tell very animated and exuberant stories, he played broomball in his younger years, and had many memorable boating adventures. His own hearty laugh, his kind ways, and generous heart will not be forgotten. Roger will be greatly missed and forever loved by his family and many others.

He is survived by; daughter Holly Johnson (Minnie Dubla); sister Gayle Maruska (James); many nieces and nephews; friend and ex-wife Colleen Karban (Mike); their daughter Ashley, and special niece Mya.

Memorial Service will be held 11:00 am, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ, 1111 N 11th Ave E, Duluth.