Aug. 31, 2013
Charles P. Johnson, age 74, of Cottage Grove, formerly of Austin, Minn., passed away Aug. 31.
Survived by wife, Patty; daughters, Lori (Matt) Gilman, Lynn Carlson, Amy (Dave) Ostergaard, and Allison (Michael) Puhrmann; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and other extended family and friends.
Chuck was grateful for his 28 years of life after his liver transplant.
Visitation was 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at Kok Funeral Home, 1201 Portland Ave., St. Paul Park, and was also one hour prior to mass at church. Mass of Christian burial was 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 920 Holley Ave., St. Paul Park. Interment was at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery. Memorials preferred.