Johnston, Russell Clay, Jr. Age 74, of New Hope. Passed away January 11, 2013. Survived by loving wife, June, of 55 years; sons, Russell 3rd (Michelle), Richard (Tami), Ronald (Michelle), Randall (Beth); daughter, Jodi Lynn Benifield (Brian) and grandchildren, Allan, Steven, Michael, Angela, Nicole, Holly (Shane) Lindsay Jason, Rachael, Tara, Tyler, and Emily; great-grandchildren, Sofia and Ashila, two sisters, Patricia Sahly (Bill) and Colleen Johnson (Levi). Russ was an avid golfer and took pride in mowing his lawn. He will be greatly missed by his wife, children and grandchildren. Memorials preferred to House of Hope Lutheran Church, 4800 Boone Avenue, New Hope, Minnesota, 55428. Per Russell's request there will be no services.
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Published in Star Tribune from Jan. 13 to Jan. 16, 2013