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 Gordon Emmanuel Johnson

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Gordon Emmanuel Johnson

Birth
Germania Township, Todd County, Minnesota, USA
Death
24 Jun 2016 (aged 97)
Clarissa, Todd County, Minnesota, USA
Burial
Browerville, Todd County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID
171358914 View Source

Gordon Johnson, 97 of Clarissa died June 24, 2016 at the Central Todd County Care Center in Clarissa. The funeral for Gordon will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 13, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Clarissa with visitation one hour prior to the funeral at the church.

Gordon was born July 22, 1918 to Art & Rena (Lund) Johnson. He married Bernice Obitz in 1937 and in 1944 he joined the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1946. He was a barber for many years in Browerville and Clarissa and was a dairy farmer. He enjoyed playing baseball, hunting deer, fishing, golfing and watching the Patriots football games. He is a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Clarissa American Legion Post 213 and Browerville VFW Post 2983. Gordon was a very devoted husband to his wife, Bernice.
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Grandfather of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
Contributor:
DaveVangsness - [email protected]
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The text for Gordon's obit says that they were married in 1937, but the tombstone has 1938.
Contributor:
Anne Valentine - [email protected]

Gordon Johnson, 97 of Clarissa died June 24, 2016 at the Central Todd County Care Center in Clarissa. The funeral for Gordon will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 13, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Clarissa with visitation one hour prior to the funeral at the church.

Gordon was born July 22, 1918 to Art & Rena (Lund) Johnson. He married Bernice Obitz in 1937 and in 1944 he joined the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1946. He was a barber for many years in Browerville and Clarissa and was a dairy farmer. He enjoyed playing baseball, hunting deer, fishing, golfing and watching the Patriots football games. He is a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Clarissa American Legion Post 213 and Browerville VFW Post 2983. Gordon was a very devoted husband to his wife, Bernice.
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Grandfather of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
Contributor:
DaveVangsness - [email protected]
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The text for Gordon's obit says that they were married in 1937, but the tombstone has 1938.
Contributor:
Anne Valentine - [email protected]


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Married Aug. 17, 1938

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