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Darroll August Johannsen

January 18, 1934 ~ August 6, 2018 (age 84)
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Memorial services for Darroll A. Johannsen, age 84, of Albert Lea, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at St. Theodore Catholic Church.  Father Kurt Farrell will officiate. Interment will be at St. Theodore’s Cemetery.  Military honors will be accorded by local veteran’s organizations.  Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Online condolences are welcome at


Darroll died Monday, August 6, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society.


Darroll August Johannsen was born January 18, 1934 in Albert Lea, the son of August and Audrey (Ayers) Johannsen.  He grew up in Albert Lea, graduating from Albert Lea High School.  Darroll served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1957.  He was stationed in England and earned a National Defense Service Medal and a Good Conduct Medal.  On September 3, 1960, Darroll was united in marriage to Patricia Jean Cashman at St. Theodore Catholic Church.  He retired from Cargill (Hudson Foods). Darroll was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church.  He was also a member of the American Legion - including a past member of the Legion Honor Guard - and the USBC Bowling Association.  He enjoyed camping, boating, and bowling.  Darroll loved the Big Island Rendezvous. 


Darroll is survived by his children, Angela Johannsen, Michele (Brian) Burkard, Michael (Tara Register) Johannsen; grandchildren, Tylor Robbins, Trevor Robbins, Alex Burkard, Derek Burkard; great-grandchild, Lacie Robbins; sisters-in-law, Audrey Johannsen and Diane Cashman; and several nieces and nephews.


Darroll was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Johannsen; daughter, Debra Johannsen; brothers, Donald Johannsen and Doran Johannsen; parents, August and Audrey Johannsen; mother-in-law, Ione Cashman; father-in-law, Raymond Cashman, brother-in-law, Richard Cashman; nieces, Tammy Johannsen and Caron Johannsen; and sister-in-law, Janet Johannsen.


Memorials preferred to Mayo Clinic Hospice – Albert Lea, Good Samaritan Society, or the American Legion.

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