George S. Johnson, 73, of Pierre, S.D., left this earth and was home with our Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, from the Golden Living Center in Pierre, S.D.
George S. Johnson was born April 14, 1934, the son of Milo Ingram and Frances Viola (Murray) Johnson in Laurens, Iowa. He was raised and educated in Laurens, graduating from Laurens High School.
George was united in marriage to Joleen Romelle Johnson. They later divorced and he married Audrey Mae Fear at Nashua, Iowa.
George worked for Wells' Blue Bunny as a milkman for several years.
He was a member of Tabernacle of Praise in Pierre, South Dakota.
He enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Kate Budzisz (Russ) of Manitowoc, Wis., Julie Mefferd (Larry) of Pierre, S.D., Dan Johnson of Austin, Minn.; step-children, Robin Nelson of Parker, Colo., Dan Fear (Nancy) of Milford, Jackie Anderson (Mark) of Milford. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Betty Borland (Bill) of Johnston and Marda Melohn (Marvin) of Albert City.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Saturday at Turner Funeral Home in MIlford, with Pastor Dave Olson officiating. Burial was in Spirit Lake Memory Gardens in Spirit Lake. Pallbearers were Randy Hauswirth, Roger Hauswirth, Dale Johnson, David Melohn, Bill Borland, Jr. and Michael Borland.
Turner Funeral Home of Milford was in charge of arrangements.