Dennis Larry Johnson, age 61, of Ellsworth, WI passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at his residence after an 11 month battle with cancer. He was born on July 4, 1956 in Red Wing, MN to Kenneth and Joyce (Nelson) Johnson. He was a graduate of Ellsworth High School and completed Vo-Tech training for truck driving. He was a propane delivery driver for many years and most recently worked for Anderson Windows. On October 11, 1986 he was united in marriage to Joan L. Larson in Bethel Covenant Church, Ellsworth, WI.
Dennis will be remembered for his love of cars and enjoyed attending car shows on weekends. He also enjoyed going up north on weekends to his camper. Dennis was loved by many, because he was always ready to help out his family and friends. He had a heart of gold.
He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Johnson; nephew, Franklin Prichard.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Joan; son, Joshua (Genelle) Larson; grandchildren, Tanner Larson, Taylor Hagen, Ethan Larson; mother, Joyce Johnson; siblings, Beverly Prichard; Duane (Leona) Johnson, Linda (Wylen) Morgan, Rick (Mary) Johnson, Steve (Audrey) Johnson; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Dennis will 1:00 PM on Friday, Dec. 8th at Bethel Covenant Church, W8403 County Road KK, Ellsworth, WI. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, Dec. 7th at O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home, 130 N Grant St., Ellsworth, WI and 1 hour prior to the service, at church, on Friday. Interment will be in Bethel Covenant Cemetery, Ellsworth, WI.
Services have been entrusted to O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home of Ellsworth, WI.