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David W. Johnson, 92

David W. Johnson, 92, of Ellsworth, died Monday, June 8, 2009, at the Ellsworth Care Center.

David was born on Oct. 4, 1916, in Stockholm, the son of Hilding and Frankie (Nygard) Johnson.

He was a longtime Pierce County farmer and Armours Meats employee. He married Isabel Larson.

David loved his grandkids and great-grandkids, going for drives, and had a great sense of humor. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Ellsworth.

David is survived by his three children: Ron (Jackie) Johnson of Ellsworth, Mary Ann (Paul) Janovec of River Falls, and Keith Johnson of Ellsworth; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Rose Jackson of Nashville, Tenn.; and two half-sisters: Ruby Anderson of Aurora, Neb., and Marion McConnel of Phoenix, Ariz.

His wife, Isabel; son, Gary; parents, Hilding and Frankie Johnson; daughter-in-law, Jane; and brothers, Maynard and Alton preceded him in death.

A funeral service for David will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Amy Flack officiating.

Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Friends and family are invited to call at the Hill Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, and for one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.

Pallbearers will be David's grandchildren.

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Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Ellsworth is assisting the family.