Harrold M. Johnson

June 18, 1920 - September 7, 2020


Service: A graveside service will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Pleasant View Cemetery in Harrisburg, SD

Harrold M. Johnson died Monday, September 7, 2020 at Luther Manor in Sioux Falls. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 12, at Pleasant View Cemetery in Harrisburg.

Harrold was born June 18, 1920 to Harold C. and Minnie (McCain) Johnson in Watertown, SD. The family later moved to the Harrisburg area. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from Harrisburg High School. Harrold met Margaret Larson and they married on December 2, 1942. They spent their life on the farm raising their family. Margaret died on February 3, 2013 after 70 years of marriage.

Harrold was a charter member of Shalom Lutheran Church in Harrisburg and served on the Board of directors for the Rural Electric Association and Farm Mutual Insurance.

Grateful for sharing his life are his daughter, Dalyce (Alan) Myers of Canton; grandchildren, Tami (Mike) Ellis, Harrisburg and Bret (Tracy) Myers, Centralia, KS; great-grandchildren, Molly Myers, Canton and Dylan Ellis, Harrisburg; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Larson, Reno, NV; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Margaret, his son, Craig, his brothers, Lyle and Donald, and sister, Darleen.

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  1. Dalyce and family,
    We were so sorry to hear of Harrold’s passing. He was always happy to see us and he enjoyed the Johnson reunions, especially the drive-by 100th birthday greetings. Thanks !
    We are unable to attend his service but will say prayers for all of you.
    David and Joyce (Johnson) Harris

  2. Dalyce and family,
    Sorry to hear that your Father passed away. He had a Great Long Life, but it is never easy to loss a loved one. You and your family are in out thoughts and prayers! LOVE YA!

  3. Harrold was a great friend to our family down through the years. He helped my uncle Chris farm while my Dad Palmer was serving in the Korean War and he and my Dad remained friends to the end. I’ll always remember his quick smile and friendly demeanor growing up on the farm and in the years afterwards.

    We had hoped to visit him this summer but were unable to due to the pandemic. He will certainly be missed.

  4. So sorry to hear my old neighbor had passed away. May Harold now join his other loved ones. May he R.I.P. 🙏 And you family have his memories to warm your hearts forever. Losing your last parent is hard, may the Lord help you all thru these days of grief.
    Our deepest sympathy,Marcia (Fossum) and Jerome Engelhaupt.