David Merle Johnson, 69, of Akeley MN and formerly of Belle Plaine, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019. David was born on November 10, 1949, to Merle and Marian (Kuch) Johnson in Minneapolis. He graduated from Wayzata High School. For most of his lifetime, David was an owner/operator of a trucking business. He also owned “The Barn” bar in Park Rapids, MN for 18 years. David especially enjoyed 4-wheeling with the Timberland Dirt Devils, riding his Harley, meat raffles and happy hours.
David was preceded in death by his parents. He will be greatly missed by his sons Craig (June) of Belle Plaine, MN, and Eric (Sarah) of Brownton, MN; granddaughter Kelsie Johnson; and brothers Jim (Sue) Johnson and Jerry Johnson. A private family service will be held at a later date.
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