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Larry Johnson

September 12, 1940 — November 13, 2023

Bismarck

Larry G. Johnson passed away peacefully at his home November 13, 2023, with his family by his side.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am CT Friday November 24, 2023, at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 7111 Williamson Dr., Bismarck with Pastor Matt Thompson officiating.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm MT on Saturday November 25, 2023, at the Dawson Memorial Cemetery, 2816 West Towne Street, Glendive, MT with Pastor Greg Lucido officiating.

Larry was born September 12, 1940, to the son of Milo “Mike” and Selma Johnson in Naples, SD.  He grew up in Naples and went on to graduate from Willow Lake, SD in 1958.

Larry’s family moved to Glendive where he met Sharon Young.  Larry and Sharon were married in 1961 in Glendive, and made Glendive their home for 30 over years prior to moving to Bismarck in 1998. Larry and Sharon raised three children Rob, Kyle and Kristi in Glendive.

Larry worked for MDU and WBI Energy from 1968 until his retirement in 2005.

Larry was always busy and filled his time helping family and friends with whatever they needed.

He loved to fish, hunt and golf and spent thousands of hours traveling around the states to see the grandkids play sports.  He was very proud of his kids and grandkids and their accomplishments.  He enjoyed the last few winters in AZ where he made numerous friends.

He is survived by his children, Rob (Kelly) Johnson of Bismarck ND and their children Brooke (Matt) Settergren, of Duluth MN, Hunter (Katie) Johnson of Bismarck ND, Lauren Johnson of Bozeman MT, Jordan (Jordan) Dahl and Tyler Adolf of Bismarck ND and their six great grandchildren; Kyle (Julie) Johnson of Glendive, MT and their children Jess (Mandy) Johnson of Glendive MT, Kyla (Will) Martin of Peoria AZ and Jordan and her fiancée Ryan Summers of Louisville KY and their four great-grandchildren and Kristi (Darrell) VavRosky of Billings MT and their son Jace VavRosky of Laurel MT. Brothers Jim (Marilyn) Johnson of Tracy CA, Doug (Lynne) Johnson of Billings MT and sister, Betty Schmitt of Spokane WA.

He was preceded in death by his wife Sharon; his parents and brother-in-law, Del Schmitt.

In lieu of flowers or memorials, the family asks you donate to your favorite charity in Larry’s honor.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Friday, November 24, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Dawson Memorial Cemetery

Glendive, MT 59330

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