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Newell V. Johnson, 82

Newell V. Johnson, 82, was called home to the Lord on Friday, Aug. 30.

He was a Korean War vet and longtime Teamster of Local 120.

Preceded in death by parents Emma and J. Elmer Johnson; sister Sybil Harmen; and daughter Shirley.

Survived by loving wife of 39 years, Mary Johnson; brother Meritt Johnson; children Jean (Pete), Len (Cindy), Rose, Robert, Rebecca (Dan), Miranda, Patty, Lisa (David), Scott (Delisa), Sherri, and Sandy (Steve); 22 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at Oakwood Church, 1388 Point Douglas Rd. S., St. Paul, MN 55119. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. at the church, with private burial at Newport Cemetery.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers. We would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Woodlyn Heights for their loving care.