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Levi Grant Johnson 1926-2012

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Levi Grant Johnson, 86, died Oct. 20 at the Minnesota Veterans Home, Fergus Falls, Minn.

Levi was born July 13, 1926, to Helmer and Alfreda (Susag) Johnson near Binford, N.D. He was united in marriage to Hazel Richter on Oct. 22, 1949, in Frazee, Minn. He farmed near Frazee, worked at the Perham Co-op Oil Co., and retired from the US Postal Service after 25 years as a rural mail carrier.

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Levi is survived by his wife, Hazel Johnson, Fergus Falls; a daughter, Barbara (Jim) Nordstrom, Fergus Falls; grandchildren, Sarah Perilla, Bloomington, Minn., Grant Nordstrom, Fridley, Minn., Jason Nordstrom, Moorhead, Minn. and Michael (Brenda) Nordstrom; great-grandchildren, Hanna, Haley, Abby, Noah and Jada Nordstrom; a sister, Eleanor Ramsey, Cooperstown, N.D.; brothers, Walter (Vi) Johnson, Port Angeles, Wash. and Mencer (Beverly) Johnson of Aitkin, Minn.; a sister-in-law, Marian Flatau, Frazee; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Vicki Perilla, in 2007; his parents, Helmer and Alfreda Johnson; and siblings, Nina Trostad, Helen Shaw, Johnny Johnson, Lester Johnson, Arnold Johnson, Hillard Johnson and Norris Johnson.

Visitation will be on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5-7 p.m. at Furey Funeral Home, Frazee. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. A funeral will be held on Friday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee.

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