Weather Forecast


James C. Johnson

James Johnson, the son of Clifford and Edna (Samp) Johnson, was born on September 1, 1934 in rural Dundee, MN. He grew up on the farm and attended country school. Jim was united in marriage to Lois Lokker in February of 1954. After their marriage they lived near Dundee where he farmed for 20 years and later did road construction. Jim retired in 1996 and moved to Grand Island, NE to be with his longtime companion, Donna Anderson. Jim passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, surrounded by his family at the Northfield Hospital in Northfield, MN at the age of 79. He enjoyed scrabble, traveling in his RV and finding a shortcut on a back road.

Survivors include his six children, Lori Johnson of Minnetonka, MN, Lynn (Jon) Hecker of New Richland, MN, James Jr. (Shannon) Johnson of Wanamingo, MN, Jackie Johnson of Minnetonka, MN, David (Annette) Johnson of Monticello, MN and Jane (Brent) Johnson of Minneapolis, MN; former wife, Lois Larson of Minnetonka, MN; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; Donna Anderson of Grand Island, NE; sister, Pat Hedquist of Heron Lake, MN; other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at the First Lutheran Church Dundee, MN at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 2, 2013 with Rev. Rachel Wrenn officiating. Interment at Dundee Lutheran Cemetery Dundee, MN.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. The Totzke Funeral Home in Fulda is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign guestbook online at