Duane Johnson
Duane Johnson

Obituary of Duane Edward Johnson

Duane Edward Johnson, 87 of Cloquet passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021 in Sunnyside Health Care Center. He was born October 28, 1933 in Cloquet to Edward and Sieva (Lehto) Johnson. Duane grew up in Cromwell and graduated from Cromwell High School in 1951. On April 27, 1957 he married Shirley Laine. Duane worked his entire life as a master carpenter and a sawmill sawyer. He built log homes and many pieces of fine furniture. He served in the Army from 1955 - 1957. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, dancing and spending time with his family. Duane was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and two sisters. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Shirley; his children, Dale (Wendy), Ann (Steve) Small, and Elaine (Bub) Hoblitt; 10 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 in the Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St., Cloquet. Military Honors will be accorded by the Cloquet Combined Honor Guard. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow in the Fireside Room of the funeral home. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com

Visitation

SEP 10. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST) Atkins Northland Funeral Home 801 14th St. Cloquet, MN 55720 atkinsnorthland@gmail.com https://atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com

Memorial Service

SEP 10. 11:00 AM (CST) Atkins Northland Funeral Home 801 14th St. Cloquet, MN 55720 atkinsnorthland@gmail.com https://atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com

Interment

Eagle Lake Cemetery 5897 LITTLE CLOQUET ROAD EAGLE TOWNSHIP, MN 55726
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