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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Laverne O. Johnson
May 10, 1929 - July 29, 2020

Place of Birth: Tioga, North Dakota
Residence: Tioga, North Dakota
Age: 91

LaVerne O. Johnson, 91 of Tioga, ND passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Tioga Medical Center in Tioga, ND.

Laverne O. Johnson, “Vernie” was born May 10, 1929 north of Tioga, ND to Ole and Hannah (Otteson) Johnson. He attended school in Tioga, ND. On June 3, 1951, he married the love of his life, Lyla Blikre at the Ray Parsonage. They lived most of their lives in Tioga, ND. They have four sons, Lee Wayne, Duane, Gene and Vern.

He farmed and worked for Amerada/Hess until he retired in his late 50’s. He enjoyed his family, friends, fishing and traveling south during the winter months.

Vernie attended Zion Lutheran Church in Tioga.
He will be greatly missed and never be forgotten.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lyla; his parents, Ole and Hannah Johnson; sisters, Luella, Gladys, Pearl, Phyllis; brothers, Homer, Roy, Clifford and Donald.

He is survived by his four sons; Lee Wayne (Tioga), Duane (Crosby), Gene (Robbie) Tioga and Vern (Teresa) Gillette, WY, eight grandchildren; Matthew, Sheila, Robbi, Shelby, Taylor, Brandon, Dustin and Jarrod, seven great-grandchildren; Greenlee, Carter, Miles, Henley, Everly, Jakob and Berkley; brothers-in-law, Kent Blikre (Williston) and Dean Blikre (Minot) and sister-in-law, Carol Tande (Lake Havasu City, AZ) and Marilyn Blikre.

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Phyllis Iverson (Tioga, NORTH DAKOTA)
Jul 30, 2020
I am so sorry for the loss of Laverne. I did not know him well, but would talk to him when him and his wife were out for their walk. Kind people. God Bless
Sharon Semingson (Hillsboro, Oregon)
Jul 31, 2020
We were sorry to hear Boys that our Uncle Vernie passed away, We always enjoyed visits with him & your Mom so much. They were so fun. Our thoughts are with you now.
Pattie Biwer (Tioga, North Dakota)
Aug 1, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Please let me know if I can do anything for you...
Cheryl and Bill Simpson (Ray, ND)
Aug 1, 2020
Vernie’s Family, so very sorry for your loss. Love and prayers for you all.
Lary and Nancy Torgerson (Tioga, ND)
Aug 3, 2020
Our sympathy to Vernie's family. We enjoyed being next door neighbors for the past 20 years. You're in our prayers.
Susan Wolla (Tioga , ND)
Aug 3, 2020
My thoughts and prayers to all of Lavern’s Family
Ethyl & Russ Papineau (Tioga, North Dakota)
Aug 5, 2020
So very sorry to learn of Lavern's passing. I have enjoyed delivering meals from Tioga Senior Citizens to him and exchanging some conversation. Sincere condolences to all the family.
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