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Johnny L. Minst

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Johnny L. Minst 1941—2017
Johnny Lee Minst, of Rockford departed this earthly life January 2, 2017 at River Bluff Nursing Home after a short illness. He was born July 13, 1941 in Portageville, MO; the son of Mary Ross. Johnny lived in Rockford many years coming from Portageville. He married the former Henrietta Powell, September 24, 1976. Johnny was employed as a CNC Instructor at OIC before retiring. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Rockford West Lions Club. He Graduated from Lovejoy High School class of 1956. Johnny leaves to cherish many loving memories, his devoted wife, Henrietta; daughter, Antionette Wright; 3 sons, Raymond (DeAnn) and Lamar (Kristina) Minst and R. Mikhail Minst; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; special cousin, Johnny Ross a host of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church 724 Harrison Avenue. Visitation 12 p.m. until the time of service. Arrangements completed by Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home 2429 W. State. St.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 4 to Jan. 6, 2017
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