Ricky Norman Johnson, age 62 of Fergus Falls, MN, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at his home.

Memorial Service for Ricky N. Johnson will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at PioneerCare Celebration Center, Fergus Falls. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Saturday, January 5th with Reverend David Strom officiating.

Ricky was born on March 27, 1956, in Breckenridge, Minnesota, the son of Paul Norman and Lila Irene (Paulson) Johnson. He attended Pearson Elementary School and graduated from Wheaton High School in 1974.  After receiving his education, he farmed with his dad, worked for Wil Rich, and went to work as a service technician at Wheaton Oil Company for 26 years.

On May 12, 1984, Ricky married Linda Jean Westerbur in Luverne, Minnesota, and they were blessed with three sons. In 2008, Ricky and Linda moved to Fergus Falls, where they have since resided. Ricky enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, bowling, motorcycles, and watching the Minnesota Vikings.  He especially enjoyed time spent with his family and close friends.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Linda of Fergus Falls; three sons, Jonathan of Wahpeton, Jayson of Fergus Falls, and Justin of Fergus Falls; three siblings, Sandy Bernard of Fairmount, ND, Connie (David) Jacobson of Fairmount, and Wesley Johnson of Fergus Falls; many nieces and nephews; and many great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Ricky is preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Rick Bernard.

Arrangements by Glende-Nilson Funeral Home of Fergus Falls


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