Robert “Bob” Johnson

Robert “Bob” Johnson, 93, Forest Lake, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. He was a business owner in Forest Lake for many years at Bob Johnson Sporting Goods and New England Life Insurance.

A visitation will be from 3-7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 12th at Roberts Family Funeral Home, 555 SW Centennial Drive,  Forest Lake.

A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13th at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. until time of service.

Inurnment will be at the Faith Lutheran Columbarium.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Gwen; son, Richard (Rebecca); daughters, Debra (Dan) Campanaro and Jan (Earl) Dick; grandchildren, Andrew (Yvonne) Schmidt, Alex Johnson, Sam Johnson, Matthew (Saroron) Swanson, Cody Dick and Logan Dick; sisters-in-law, Jacqueline Johnson, Janet Gilbertson, Betty Hansen and Gwen Hansen; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Nicholas Swanson; sister, Ruth Peterson; and brother, William Johnson.

An avid outdoorsman, Bob will be remembered for his sincerity and kindness and for his love for family and many friends. He was a strong advocate of the Forest Lake area, active in business and community functions.

Memorials are preferred to the American Heart Association or Faith Lutheran Church.

  • Arlyn Tolzmann

    Bob wrote recommendations for me for both Gustavus and Northwestern Seminary! He was an outstanding member of the community and a fine Christian gentleman. I know he will be sorely missed.

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