I. Murray Johnson Obituary

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I. Murray Johnson

October 20, 1924 - May 3, 2014
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I. Murray Johnson, 89, born October 20, 1924 to Martin & Inga (Enebo) Johnson in Irene, SD, died May 3, 2014. After serving in the Air Force, he graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, where he met his wife, Marguerite Fosvick. They were married August 19, 1950. He graduated from Luther Seminary in Minneapolis, MN and served Lutheran churches in Kelliher & Stephen, MN; Santee, Rancho Cordova, and Fresno, CA; & Sun City, AZ. Murray is survived by his loving wife, Marguerite; children, Julie (Steven) Tofteland, Joyce Johnson, Sandra (Jon) Marthedal, and Samuel Johnson; grandchildren, Ryan (Martha) Tofteland &...
I. Murray Johnson, 89, born October 20, 1924 to Martin & Inga (Enebo) Johnson in Irene, SD, died May 3, 2014. After serving in the Air Force, he graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, where he met his wife, Marguerite Fosvick. They were married August 19, 1950. He graduated from Luther Seminary in Minneapolis, MN and served Lutheran churches in Kelliher & Stephen, MN; Santee, Rancho Cordova, and Fresno, CA; & Sun City, AZ. Murray is survived by his loving wife, Marguerite; children, Julie (Steven) Tofteland, Joyce Johnson, Sandra (Jon) Marthedal, and Samuel Johnson; grandchildren, Ryan (Martha) Tofteland & Finn, Jason (Kate) Tofteland & Sadie, Rachel (Brandon ) Trampe, John Tofteland; Eric (Kristy) Marthedal, Erin Marthedal, Evan (Amber) Marthedal; brother, Elmer (Nancy) Johnson; sister-in-law, Judith Johnson; brothers-in-law, Helmer Haugland and Floyd Florey; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Virgil Johnson; and sisters, Isabelle Haugland and Eleanor Florey. Funeral service is 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 7th at American Lutheran Church, 17200 N. Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, AZ. Visitation at Sunland Mortuary, 15826 Del Webb Blvd., Tuesday 4-6 p.m. Memorials may be sent to Stephen Ministries, 2045 Innerbelt Business Center Dr., St. Louis, MO 63114 or Spirit in the Desert, 7415 E. Elbow Lane, Box 3254, Carefree, AZ 85377

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