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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Paul JOHNSON

1960 Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Winner Age 81, of West St. Paul. Passed away on July 17, 2016. Preceded in death by wife, Jo Ann; grandson, Zakkary; and brother, Roy. Survived by children, Jodi (Bill) Taylor; Jeri Johnson (Robert Reitz); Paul (Shannon) Johnson; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; and sister, Bev Wicker. Memorial Service 10:30 AM Thursday, July 21st at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, 1575 Charlton St., West St. Paul. Visitation 5-8 PM Wednesday at Klecatsky & Sons West Chapel,...
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