Cody D. Johnson, 18
Cody David Johnson, age 18, of Hastings, died Monday, May 19.
Cody was born April 17, 1996, in St. Cloud, Minn., to David and Kari (Luhman) Johnson. A senior at Hastings High School, he enjoyed snowmobiling, trap shooting, fishing with Colt, Chance and friends, and driving his big truck. He was employed at Shell Rapid Lube of Hastings.
Cody loved his parents and brothers very much and enjoyed spending time with his friends. He was proud that he had learned to drive Chase's car and couldn't wait to show him. Cody was always willing to go out of his way to help others.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Lawrence Johnson.
Cody is survived by his parents, David and Kari; three brothers, Chase, Colt and Chance; grandparents, Dean and Marcia Luhman, and Norma Johnson; Kali Rudiger, his best friend and love of his life; also many other family members and friends.
The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Percy J. Damrow, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 23, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 202 West Eighth St., Hastings. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, 201 East Seventh St., Hastings, and one hour prior to the service at church.
The pallbearers are Chase Tessier, Joe Kiernan, Zach Shalean, Danny Larson, Anthony Buck and Brendan McCabe.
Arrangements were handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.