Jun. 3, 1917 Franconia Chisago County Minnesota, USA
Nov. 8, 2004 North Branch Chisago County Minnesota, USA
Chisago County Press January 30, 2014 Karl A. Johnson, of Shafer, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at the Green Acres Country Care, at the age of 87.
Karl was born June 3, 1917, in Franconia Township, to Olaf and Mary (Christensen) Johnson. Oct. 6, 1940, he married Margaret Dorothy Olson. He was a dairy farmer for 25 years and a carpenter for 23 years. Karl enjoyed boating, water skiing, woodworking, carpentry and fishing.
Karl is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margaret; infant son, Gordon; son, Harvey; sisters: Marie and Lillian; brothers: Seedoff (Harvey), Oscar, Arthur, George and LeRoy.
He is survived by his sons: Duane and Larry Johnson; daughter, Audrey Johnson; sister, Delores (James) Carlson; brothers: Hjalmer and Clarence Johnson; 17 grandchildren and 16-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at the Grandstrand Funeral Home, in Osceola, Wis., with Intern Diane Norstad officiating. Interment was in the Sand Lake Cemetery.