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In Memory of Harold Johnson Jr.

Visitation at Church

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday June 7, 2022
Gethsemane Lutheran Church
1350 Florence Street
Baldwin WI, 54002

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday June 7, 2022
Gethsemane Lutheran Church
1350 Florence Street
Baldwin WI, 54002

Interment

12:00 pm
Tuesday June 7, 2022
Baldwin Cemetery
Highway 63
Baldwin Wisconsin

Harold Edward Johnson Jr., age 95, of Baldwin, Wisconsin went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Birch Haven Assisted Living, surrounded by his family. He was born on September 28, 1926 in Hammond township to Harold Sr. and Mae (Vier) Johnson.

 

Harold married the love of his life Ruth M. Veenendall on March 16, 1951 at Baldwin Lutheran Church. Together they had 71 wonderful years of marriage.

 

They were blessed with 8 children; Nancy, Diane (Loren), Steve (Terri), Dave (Joann), Greg (Doreen), Jim (Gwen), Bob (Nancy), and Brian (Sue). They have 27 grandchildren; Scott, Kari, James, Mike, Angela, Teresa, Tim, Crissee, Nick, Crystal, Kendra, Danny, Erica, Mitch, Stacy, Nicole, Vicki, Melissa, Derek, Travis, Brett, Amber, Matt, Brad, Jessica, Pat, and Brookelyn. They also have 30 great grandchildren.

 

Harold’s greatest joy in life was farming, and having the farm pass from one generation to the next. He loved working with his team of horses when they first farmed. Harold found pleasure in helping neighbors in need. During his life he donated 16 gallons of blood.

 

He will forever remain in the hearts of his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, his in-laws Wayne and Ruth Veenendall, and Allan and Millie Krause.

 

He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister Anita.

 

A funeral service for Harold will be held at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Baldwin on Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with a visitation one hour prior. Pastor Paul Backstrom will be officiating the service.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be given to Gethsemane Lutheran Church.

 

Join us in watching Harold’s service live here. 

 

The family would like to thank Birch Haven Assisted Living and Adoray Hospice for the loving care they provided for Harold.

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    • My deepest sympathy to you, Nancy, and your whole family. God bless you with comfort and peace.

    • My Condolences to your entire Johnson family children and grandchildren. I went to school with The Johnson’s my entire life. He left behind a legacy.

    • I am so sorry for your families loss. Erica would tell me so many stories about him. A great man. I know everyone will miss him.

    • Harold and Ruth Johnson and family are 4-H Dairy legends and my family is blessed for knowing you all. Hugs to Ruth, Nancy, Diane and the Johnson boys and your families…May the many wonderful memories get you through this tough time.