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Myles Johnson, 61

Myles Johnson, 61, a lifelong Hallock, Minnesota resident, passed
early Wednesday morning, August 8th, 2012 at Kittson Memorial
Healthcare Center in Hallock. Myles Randall Johnson was born to Cecil
and Evelyn (Kruse) Johnson on February 10, 1951 at Hallock.  He was a
1969 graduate of Hallock High School.  On September 4, 1971 he
married the love of his life, Pam Pearson at St. Patrick’s Catholic
Church in Hallock.
Myles started with the city of Hallock on September 15, 1971 and was
currently the city superintendent, a position he held for many years.
Myles was a volunteer fireman for over 10 years; a member of the
Hallock Lions Club; a member of the Hallock Eagles; served on the
arena board and coached youth
hockey for many years.  Myles enjoyed fishing, golfing and was
especially talented at woodworking, and loved spending time with his
family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Pam; a son, Jason (Melissa) Johnson,
Grand Forks, ND; a daughter, Amanda (Matthew) Chase,
Carver, MN; five grandchildren, Tyler, Megan, Tate, Peyton and
Brianna; a  brother, Brian (Sally) Johnson, Minnetonka, MN and a sister, Julie (Dennis)
Matula in Florida; as well as nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in
death by his parents and a brother, Kurt.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, August 13th, 2012 at
10:00 a.m. in Grace Lutheran Church, Hallock.  Interment will be in
Greenwood Cemetery, Hallock.  Rev. Frank Johnson, presiding; Renee
Wahl, organist and Mark Holman, soloist.  Honorary casket bearers
will be Myles’ grandchildren.  Casket bearers will be Harley Olson,
Tom Klegstad, Troy Vagle, Hank Noel, Scott Flatland, Curtis Forfang
and Don Kroll.  There will be a visitation at the Austin Funeral Home
in Hallock on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service
at 7:00 p.m.

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