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Neil Richard Johnson

May 6, 1959 ~ August 24, 2017 (age 58)

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August 29, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home
1415 Hwy 13N
Albert Lea, MN 56007

Funeral Service
August 30, 2017

10:30 AM
Redeemer Lutheran Church
191 Water St.
Alden, Minnesota 56009

Memorial services for Neil Richard Johnson, age 58, of Alden, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Redeemer Lutheran Church.  Rev. Greg Ofsdahl will officiate. Interment will be at Alden Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Online condolences are welcome at

Neil peacefully lost his battle to cancer on August 24, 2017. He passed at his home in Alden surrounded by his wife Candy and two daughters Mackenzie, and Kacey. He was born May 6, 1959 to Robert and Harriet Johnson of Freeborn. Neil graduated from Freeborn High School where he enjoyed sports and being on the farm. He later married Candy (Carlson) of Alden. The couple was blessed with two beautiful daughters that became his pride and joy. Neil stayed busy working as a ceramic tile setter. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, watching MN sports and being with his girls showing cattle. He was adored by his family and friends for his kind heart and diligent work ethic.

Neil is survived by his wife, Candy; daughters, Mackenzie and Kacey Johnson; his mother and father, Robert and Harriet Johnson; mother-in-law, Barbara Carlson; brother, Mark (Gail) Johnson; brothers-in-law, Cory (Amy) Carlson and Cody Carlson; nieces and nephews, Chance (Brittany) Carlson, Cassidy (Paige) Carlson and Colten Carlson, Trent Johnson, and Danielle (Dan) Johnson, Karen Carlson; sisters, Nanette (Wayne) Hendrickson, Candace (Steve) Sorensen; nephews and niece, Matthew (Jenny) Hendrickson, Brent Hendrickson and Amy (Kory) Newman; and many family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Kenneth Carlson; grandparents; and dear friends.

Memorials are preferred to Redeemer Lutheran Church Property Fund or a charity of donor’s choice

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