April 20, 1933 - February 1, 2016


Glen Loren Johnson, age 82, St. Cloud, MN, died Monday, February 1, 2016 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House, St. Augusta, MN.

Funeral services will be Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Calvary Community Church, St. Cloud, MN. Pastor Matthew Molesky will officiate. Visitation will be Friday, February 5, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Calvary Community Church and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Graveside service will be at 3:00 PM Saturday in the Strike Cemetery, Isanti, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Glen was born April 20, 1933 in Minneapolis, MN to Edwin and Esther (Olander) Johnson. He graduated from Robbinsdale High School and attended Bethel College for one year. Glen served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1955. He also served one year in God’s Invasion Army. On May 22, 1959 Glen was united in marriage to Marjorie Larson at Elim Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN.

Glen was employed in sales by Turnquist Paper Company, Anchor Paper Company, Printing Arts, Lake State Specialties and Venture Graphics. He was a member of Calvary Community Church, where he served as worship leader, choir director and led the greeting ministry. Glen participated in Men's Prayer Breakfast and was a member of the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce. He enjoyed NASCAR and automobiles, camping, boating, Southern Gospel music and watching the grandchildren's sports teams.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Johnson of St. Cloud, MN; sons, Gary (Rachel) Johnson of Isanti, MN; Kurt (Laury) Johnson of Richfield, MN; Greg (Julie) Johnson of Champlin, MN; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Harlis “Ed” Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Quiet Oaks Hospice House.