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Denny Johnson, Sr.

Denny Johnson, Sr.
Born: Mar 16, 1943
Died: Nov 19, 1963

Denny Johnson Sr, 73, passed away November 19, 2016, surrounded by his family.  Denny was born in Harlem, MT on March 16th 1943 to Kenneth and Adeline Johnson. He was the second of seven children. Denny graduated from Hogeland High School in 1961. Denny went on to marry the love of his life Linda Kay McGillivray on November 9th 1963 and they had three children.


Denny had many professions but made most of his friends while working in the school system as a custodian. He spent most of his career at Turner Public School up on the Big Flat.


Denny loved life and family. He enjoyed all outdoor activities including camping, fishing and a good bonfire. He enjoyed woodworking, NASCAR Racing, and helping family and friends with projects. He also took pride in the 10 years that he spent caring for the landscape of Gabrielle Vaupel's property and enjoyed helping out on the family farm.


Denny was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Adeline Johnson, his beloved wife Linda  Johnson and his brother in laws Max Jolicoeur and Dennis Alex.


Denny is survived by his daughter Delynn (Scott) Hall and his sons Darren (Christie) Johnson and Denny (Amy) Johnson. His sisters Gladys Alex, Corrine Jolicoeur, Arlene (Steve) Ruhd and his brothers Howard (Kathy) Johnson, Gary Johnson, Gerald (Nita) Johnson. His grandchildren Amber (Jared) Dees, Allen (Kayla Knowlton) Granlund and Jordon (Lara) Brough. Great grandchildren Jerek and Jostyn Dees and many nieces and nephews. Also, beloved pets Kylie, Trixie, Oreo, Scrappy, Louie, Daisy and Woody. 


Memorial Donations may be made to:

Peace Hospice of Montana, 1101 26th St. South, Great Falls, MT 59405 or Turner Park. 



Edwards Funeral Home  ♦  500 Indiana Street, Chinook, MT 59523   ♦  406-357-2529