Roger Charles Johnson

Roger Charles Johnson, age 88, of Waseca, died Thursday July 5, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital Rochester. Born in Waseca, Minnesota on March 30, 1924 he was the son of Arthur and Dea (Johnson) Johnson.   He married Lorraine Roe on April 2, 1951 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waseca.  Roger owned and operated Midway Repair until he retired at the age of 86. He enjoyed polka dancing, woodworking, gardening and spending quality time with his family.

Roger is survived by his four children Gary and Theresa Johnson of New Richland, Beverly Harpham of Peoria, IL, Joan and Mike Caron of Owatonna and Larry and Sharon Johnson of Waseca; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 2 sisters Delaine Scholljegerdes and Marcella Hanson.

He was preceded in death by his wife Lorraine Johnson, grandson Garret Johnson, son in law Bill Harpham, and brother Maurice Johnson.

Visitation will be held at Kinder-Dennis Home for Funerals in Waseca on Friday, July 6, 2012 from 4-7 PM with a parish prayer service at 7:00 PM.  Visitation will continue for one hour before the service at the church on Saturday.

Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waseca.  Interment will follow at Woodville Cemetery in Waseca.