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Rodney W. Johnson, 84

Rodney W. Johnson, age 84, of Hastings, passed away Monday, March 8, 2010, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

Rodney was born June 14, 1925, in Pepin, Wis., the son of David and Emma Johnson. He grew up in Pepin and attended Pepin High School.

After serving his country during WWII, Rodney went to work for the Ford Motor Company for over 30 years.

Rodney is preceded in death by his first wife, Faye; second wife, Mary; and his brothers, John and Merlin.

He is survived by his daughter, Vickie (Dana) Norton; grandchildren, Misty (Dan) England, Chelsea (Marty Branshaw) Norton; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Ali, Trevor, Casey; brother, Kenneth (Coreen) Johnson; and many other family and friends.

Graveside service to be held at Newport Cemetery at 1 p.m. Friday, March 12.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.

Kok Funeral Home, 651-459-2875.