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Gaylen Johnson

June 3, 1943 March 4, 2019
Gaylen Johnson
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Obituary for Gaylen Johnson

Gaylen Johnson, age 75, of Madison, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the Bethel Lutheran Home.

Memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, April 20th at the United Methodist Church, Madison with Rev. Barry Whipkey officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior at the church.  Inurnment will be in the Canova Cemetery. 

Gaylen Lawrence Johnson was born June 3, 1943 in Madison, SD to Clifford & Charlie Ann (Dunn) Johnson.  After graduating from Canova High School, he started working for Culligan Water.  Shortly after Gehl opened the new facility here in Madison, he began working as a welder and worked there for over 30 years until his retirement. 

He was an active member of his AA group for many years and they were like family to him.  Gaylen enjoyed watching westerns on TV and a good cup of coffee.

He is survived by his wife, Linda of Madison; three children, Lance Johnson & Larry Johnson both of Madison, LeAnn Johnson (Raymond Anderson) of Yankton; three grandchildren, Mikayla (Matt) Bentley of Lake Preston, SD, Hailey Johnson of Lake Norden, SD and Paige Anderson of Yankton; two great-grandchildren, Harper & Liam Bentley; one brother, Sydney (Nora) Johnson of Lakeville, MN and several nieces & nephews.

Gaylen was preceded in death by his parents.


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Visitation

Saturday

20

Apr

10:00 AM 4/20/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
United Methodist Church

304 North Egan Ave.
Madison, SD 57042

United Methodist Church
304 North Egan Ave. Madison 57042 SD
United States

Memorial service

Saturday

20

Apr

11:00 AM 4/20/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 4/20/2019 11:30:00 AM
United Methodist Church

304 North Egan Ave.
Madison, SD 57042

United Methodist Church
304 North Egan Ave. Madison 57042 SD
United States
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