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Wendell E. Johnson

August 10, 1942 ~ September 21, 2020 (age 78)

Obituary

Roseland resident Wendell E. Johnson, 78, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, September 26, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings, with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Blue Valley Cemetery in Ayr. Visitation is 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the visitation and funeral, your cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you. 

Wendell was born August 10, 1942, in Adams County, NE to Carl & Carolina (Stromer) Johnson. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1960. Wendell married Dian R. Parr on September 29, 1962, in Roseland, NE.

Wendell owned and operated Johnson Trenching & Well Service from 1974 to 2020 and from 2003 to 2020 with his son Waylon. He was a director of Little Blue NRD from 1983 to 1988, director of Central Nebraska Public Power & Irrigation District from 1989 to 2011, and chairman of Silver Lake Township Board from 2003 to 2013.

Wendell was preceded in death by his parents.

SURVIVORS:
Wife:                                      
    Dian R. Johnson
Children & Spouses:             
    Billy & Tammie Johnson
    Linda Johnson
    Waylon & Angela Johnson
Grandchildren:                      
    Kris Johnson
    Kasey Johnson
    Lee Herrington
    Wyatt Johnson
Great-Granddaughter:           
    Karlee Johnson
Brothers & Spouses:              
    Orville Johnson
    Richard & Iris Johnson
    Ernest & Karen Johnson
    Tom & Ruth Johnson
    Jerry & Diana Johnson

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Services

Visitation
Friday
September 25, 2020

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Visitation
Saturday
September 26, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Services
Saturday
September 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Butler Volland Chapel
1225 N Elm Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

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