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Kurt Johnson

March 12, 1961 — June 2, 2021

Duluth

Kurt Spencer Johnson passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 2, 2021 at age 60.

Kurt was born in Walnut Creek, CA to Dennis and Carol (Johnson) Johnson on March 12, 1961.  They later moved to Callaway, MN, where he grew up most of his childhood life and worked on his family’s bee farm.

Kurt graduated from Detroit Lakes High School, class of 1979, and continued his education at Moorhead State University graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.  He married the love of his life, Rhonda Eidenschink, on September 20, 1986 in Detroit Lakes, MN.  After obtaining his degree, he and his family moved to Duluth, MN where he worked for many years at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as a Federal Bank Examiner and then as a Commercial Loan Officer at a non-profit organization. He currently worked at Menard’s where he enjoyed his work and co-workers.

Kurt loved working on the bee farm, hunting with his brothers, golfing, and meditating with Native American flute music.  Spending time with his grandchildren was his most joyful times.  He also loved spending time with extended families and friends.  Kurt volunteered with many organizations such as the Callaway Fire Department, Duluth Amateur Hockey Association, Duluth Lakers, Duluth Little League Baseball and The Hillsider newspaper.

He is survived by his wife Rhonda; daughter Nicole (Ross) Miller; son Ian; brothers Eric (Clare) Johnson, Greg (Daniela) Johnson and sister Erin (Dave) Norris; grandchildren Knox and Roman Miller and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Dennis and Carol Johnson.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

David-Donehower Funeral Home Chapel

609 US-10, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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Prayer Service

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

David-Donehower Funeral Home

609 US-10, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

10:30 - 11:30am (Central time)

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

1043 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Starts at 11:30am (Central time)

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

1043 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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