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Elwin E. Johnson
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Elwin E. Johnson, 1940-2014 - photo by Contributed/Picha Funeral Home

Elwin E. Johnson, age 74 years, of rural Hillsboro, passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Rolling Hills Nursing Home in Sparta, Wisconsin.

He was born on May 9, 1940 to Elmer and Mildred (Ludvigson) Johnson in Cleghorn, Iowa.  Elwin was united in marriage to Lenora Huisman in 1973.

He farmed for many years in Iowa and moved to Hillsboro in 1979 where they continued farming.  Elwin also enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Survivors include his wife, Lenora of Hillsboro; children, Timothy Johnson of Hillsboro, Angela Johnson (Robert Oliver) of Virginia and Katherine Johnson of LaCrosse; sisters, Luella (Dennis) Hicks of Neenah and Shirley (Randy) Peters of Cleghorn, Iowa and brother-in-law, George Larsen of South Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Verlyn Larsen.

A gathering of family and friends took place on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. celebrating the life of Elwin, with Rev. Jason Kirkpatrick officiating.

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