Thief River Falls - Wesley Johnson, 77, Thief River Falls, died Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center in Warren.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Johnson Funeral Service Chapel in Thief River Falls at 7 p.m., with Chaplain Jan Lamb Officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home Monday evening.
Wesley Forest Johnson was born on Aug. 10, 1935 in Warren, son of the late Joseph and Mabel (Jorgenson) Johnson. He was raised in the Warren area and attended school there. He drove truck for Filipi Trucking and then for Northstar Trucking for many years and the last few years for Byfuglien Trucking at Roseau, until his retirement in 2007. Wesley moved to Thief River Falls in 2008.
Wesley enjoyed playing cards ... didn’t matter when, where or what kind, “his dog Sam,” fishing with and spending time with his daughter and her family, playing bingo and 4-wheeling.
Wesley is survived by his daughter Darlene (Dale) Pagnac of Argyle; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Susan; sisters, Wanda Dargus, Willow Johnson, Wilma Arnold; and brothers Warren Johnson, Wallace Johnson and Willard Johnson.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.