Loren Johnson, 59, passed away on August 29, 2013 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral service were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Story City. Visitation was 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Loren was born in Richfield, Minnesota, to parents, James and Lois (Amstutz) Johnson. He graduated from high school and college and worked as an engineer at 3M in Ames. He married LeAnn Peter Johnson on May 29, 1982.
He is survived by his wife, LeAnn; four children, Jeremy (Jessica) Johnson of Ames, Iowa, Rachel (Oliver) Keeling of Ankeny, Iowa, Zachary Johnson of Story City, Iowa and Andrew Johnson of Ames, Iowa; two brothers, Tim (Marilyn) Johnson of Bloomington, Minnesota, and Kevin (Dawn) Johnson of Woodbury, Minnesota; three sisters, Joy (Mike) O’Brien of Richfield, Mnnesota, Jennifer Johnson of Richfield, Minnesota, and Jackie (Steve) Schuette of Bloomington, Minnesota; and one grandchild Laura Keeling. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made out to Gideons or Bible Faith Church.
Soderstrum Funeral Home in Story City is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and photos may be shared at www.soderstrumadams.com.