Roger W. Johnson

Roger W. Johnson

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November 10, 2020

Roger W. Johnson, 72 of Gilman, passed away, Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Aspirus Hospital-Medford. 


He was born on July 14, 1948 in Owatonna, MN to the late Woodrow and Veola (Jensen) Johnson. Roger grew up in Clarks Grove, MN and in 1958 his family moved to a farm in the town of Ford. Roger attended Gilman High. He married Sandra Jones on August 21, 1971. 

Roger worked at the Cornell Corporation for a time then started to farm with his Father. He also drove milk truck for Brian Drangle. After he stopped farming he started at Jeld-Wen where he retired after 26 years there. He had a passion for hunting with his brothers and enjoyed his grandsons’ baseball games, hunting, being outside, gardening, time with family and friends, enjoyed camping with the kids when they were younger and always enjoyed the grandkids. 

Survived by

He is survived by his wife, Sandra of Gilman, three sons, Greg (Charlene) Johnson of Lublin, Gary (Brandi) Johnson of Eau Claire and Matt Johnson of Gilman, two grandchildren, Makayla and Isaac and two brothers, Paul (Bonnie) Johnson and Don (Alta) Johnson both of Gilman. 

Preceded in Death by

Roger is preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers, Robert and Lowell. 


A funeral service was held at 11AM on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church-Gilman with Rev. Gary Paul officiating. Burial followed in Meadowbrook Cemetery.

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