Norval R. Johnson

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Dear Johnson family, we are sorry to hear about Norval's passing. Our condolences to Carol, Kelly, Cory, Jody, Shakila, Kayla, Eric and everyone else.

Clint (Reign) Davidson and Judy Jones

My wife and I can vividly recall the times we spent listening to Norval Johnson at Michael's, Jax, The Holiday, Nicklow's and a Chinese restaurant on Excelsior Boulevard. I cannot hear the song "Pennies from Heaven" without remembering the football helmet Norval donned during that song as customers provided a shower of coins directed, more or less, towards a tip jar or basket. I can remember Ember Reichgott's father singing "When I Fall in Love", a man named David...

On behalf of the members of the Linden Hills Dancing Club we offer our condolences to Carol and family and appreciation of the contributions Norval and Carol both made to the club and us personally as friends. Their dedication and contagious enthusiasm were gifts to all they met.

My condolences to my nepher Eric and all of his fathers family.

I am so thankful that Norval was such a fighter! I remember how we all thought that we might lose him with the first surgery. He crushed those fears when he came out with flying colors! The cancer fought back and returned, and again on April 13th we held our breath as Norval went through another major surgery. My own grandfather passed away hours before Norval's surgery and I prayed to God, "Do not let Eric's father die today, too!" I was not let down. Again, another marvelous...

Dear Carol and all of Norval's Family,

Sorry to read of Norval's passing. I was and still am--his biggest fan. I can still see the piano bars at Jax, Holiday, TK's etc. with so many people having so much fun--because Norval made that happen. Whenever a conversation comes up about the great times at Jax GV it inevitably leads to a story about the piano bar and "pennies from heaven". So many people remember Norval as a great entertainer, but everyone remember him as one of...

I am sorry for your loss. We work with Karrie and your family are in our prayers during this difficult time.

Tanya K


Norval's Obituary

Norval Johnson passed away in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Funeral Home Services for Norval are being provided by Kozlak-Radulovich Funeral Chapel. The obituary was featured in Star Tribune on August 13, 2010.