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Jon D. Johnson
Jon D. Johnson, 64, Cavalier, ND, passed away Tuesday, January 17 2017, at his home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Friday, January 20th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the church. Burial will be held in the Peters Cemetery, Svold, ND.
Jon was born May 11, 1952 at Williston, ND to Barney and Rosa (Dalsted) Johnson. He grew up in the Backoo-Svold area and graduated from Cavalier High School in 1970. Jon served in the North Dakota National Guard. He worked for Abrahamson Brothers Construction, farmed and ranched in the Backoo area, and worked for Thorlakson Construction.
On November 23, 1973, he married Nancy Karel at Cavalier. He was a devoted family man and deeply loved his wife, children, and grandchildren. Things he enjoyed were hunting, fishing, horses, and helping his neighbors and whoever needed a hand.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughters: Kimberly Wenzel, Langdon, ND and Kristi (Chris Stremick), Walhalla, ND; he was Afi to: Brody Jon Berg, Parker Stremick, and Austin Wenzel. He is also survived by brothers: Lawrence Thordarson and Jerry Johnson; sister-in-law, Nadine (Robert) Smith; brother-in-law, Lloyd Karel.
Preceding him in death were his parents and brother, Erwin Thordarson.
Sympathy going out to the family
Kenny Geiger Feb 5 2017 12:00 AM
Nancy and all of the family, we keep you in our heart and prayers and hope that god will ease the pain. May knowing that so many others share your pain will help in the days ahead.
Edna Lindenberger Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM
Thinking of you and your family during this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Gary and Melinda Jan 21 2017 12:00 AM
Nancy & Family, So sorry to hear about John. He was a great guy & will be missed by so many. Rest in peace, John.
Judy Johnson Jan 20 2017 12:00 AM
So hard to believe Jon is gone, he was such a strong invincible seeming person, and always so full of kindness. I am so sorry Nancy you and the girls have lost him too soon. You all are in my prayers
Laurie Fontaine Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss!
Allen Vandal Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Nancy and family, We are saddened to learn of your loss. Truly a wonderful man he was and will be missed. Prayers for all of you that you might find comfort in the Bible verses ensuring us of Eternal Life.
Judy Harlow Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM
Having worked with Jon the last few years at Thorlaksons; I know that he will be greatly missed. Jon always had a big smile and never a harsh word for anyone.My sincere condolences to Nancy and family.
Monty Heller Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I graduated with Jon and always thought he was such a great guy. My husband, Randy enjoyed visiting with Jon at the C-Store many times. My heart goes out to you Nancy, and to your family.
Cindy Meece Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM
Nancy and family, I was saddened to read of the passing of Jon. He was a high school classmate of mine. May he rest in peace and may God comfort each of you. Sandra Schuster Maine
Sandra Schuster Maine Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM