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Ray Wallace Johnson, 96


August 31, 2019

Roseau-Ray Wallace Johnson passed away peacefully on August 23rd, 2019 at OakCrest Senior Housing at the age of 96.

Ray was born at his home in Karlstad on April 19th, 1923 to Ernest  and Lena (Aamodt) Johnson. He grew up and attended school at Old Greenbush.  His Dad was a barber in Karlstad. He was 12 years old when his Dad passed away, and 17 years old when his Mom passed away. After his parents died he lived and worked at the Gus and Thea Waage farm for a short while. Later, he went to Seattle to be with his brothers Floyd, Maynard, and sister Adeline. He worked as a bell hop at the ...

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