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David Alan Johnson

David Alan Johnson

David Alan Johnson, 70, Cloquet mn, passed mon, July 9,2018 at Essentia health, Duluth mn, following a lengthy illness. Born Sept 30, 1947 in Bismarck, North Dakota. He graduated in 1965 from the Grand Marais high school, Grand Marais, Mn. Enlisted in the army and spent 3 yrs in Stuttgart, Germany. He attended UMD and received a Bachelor of science degree in medical technology from UWS, Superior, Wi.Dave was employed at Miller-Dawn hospital and later became lab manager at Ely- Bloomington hosp and Cloquet hospital.

He is survived by sisters Beryl Knudsen, Duluth and Ruby Mortinson, St. Louis park , Mn and many nieces and nephews. Son's Aaron(Beth) Johnson, Ocala Fl, and Ryan( Sara) Johnson, Ft. Wayne Indiana. Grandchildren Caleb, Elayna, Dominic & Zach, Ocala fl. Ex wife Mary(Ken) Bauer, Birchwood, Wi.

Many will remember Dave as the zamboni driver at the "barn" clearing the ice for hockey games.

A private family memorial was held Tuesday.

Special thanks to neighbors Dan & Peggy Tierney, Matt Snesrud and to Sister Sue Fortier hospital chaplain 9W Essentia Health.