Forrest Carl Johnson, age 88 of Leonardville, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in the Wroten House at Meadowlark Hills.
He was born on November 25, 1930 at Randolph, the son of Otto and Winifred (Maxell) Johnson. He served in the United States Army.
Forrest was a farmer and a Vermeer Baler dealer. He loved going to Sweden to see his family and also to France and Germany after serving in the military. Later in life he enjoyed attending the Men’s Coffee Group in Riley.
He is survived by two nephews, Vernon Vandahl of Manhattan and Scott Vandahl of Leonardville and two nieces, Vicki Larson of Jacksonville Beach, Florida and Bette Vandahl of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ketchikan and Leighton Johnson and one sister, Alicia Vandahl and her husband Eldon.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Fairview Presbyterian Church with Rev. D. Erich Schwartz officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mariadahl Cemetery in Olsburg.
A memorial has been established for the Forrest Johnson Memorial Fund to be designated between a couple organizations at a later date. Contributions may be left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.