Virgil Johnson
April 18, 1941 - December 18, 2012

HIGHLAND, MINN. - Virgil E. Johnson, 71, of Highland, Minn. died on Tuesday, December 18, at his home.
Virgil was born on April 18, 1941, in Highland, Minn. to Vernon and Evelyn (Hjelle) Johnson. He was raised in Highland where he lived and farmed all of his life. He enjoyed music, especially playing the organ. He loved NASCAR. Virgil enjoyed driving in the demolition derby in Preston which he did for thirty years. He was a very soft-hearted man who had a great love for animals. Most important to him were his cats.
Virgil is survived by many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be a funeral service for Virgil at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 21, at the First Lutheran Church of Highland with the Rev. Pat Hinkie officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church.
Hoff Funeral and Cremation service in Rushford is assisting the family with arrangements.
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