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Wallace T. Johnson

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Johnson, Wallace T. Age 91 Of Minneapolis Died January 24, 2007 surrounded by his family. Preceded in death by wife, Almeda; daughter, Patricia Weinstein; and grandson, Todd Wallace Johnson. Survived by daughter, Merrilee (Dan) Larson of Bloomington; son, Wally Jr. "Ted" (Lauren) of Richfield; 4 grandchildren, Amy (Don) Berry, David (Jen) Larson, Teddy (Ann) Larson and Jeff Johnson; 4 great grandchildren, Cade, Sydney, Henry and Jack; 2 nephews, 1 niece; and many friends. He was born in Detroit Lakes, MN. Wally served as a Lt. Comander in the US Navy during WWII. He earned his Associate, Bachelor's and Masters degrees all from the U of M. Wally coached at South Dakota State and Luther College before coming to the University of Minnesota. He was a tenured professor in the Physical Ed. Dept., coached freshman football from 1952-1971 and was Head Wrestling Coach 1952-1986. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Williams Scholarship Fund, U of M, N.C. Little Hospice, Edina or Community Ministry at Mt. Olivet Church. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Funeral service 11 AM Monday at MT. OLIVET LUTHERAN CHURCH, W 50th St. & Knox Ave., S., Mpls. Visitation 3-5 PM Sunday at: Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel 952-920-3996 West 50th St. & Hwy 100
Published in Pioneer Press on Jan. 28, 2007
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