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520 S. Main St., PO Box 363
Platte, SD 57369
Phone: 605-337-3857
Fax: 605-337-2374
Alfred Johnson

Alfred M. Johnson

Sunday, August 21st, 1921 - Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Alfred M. Johnson, 98, of Platte, SD passed away Friday, February 14, 2020 at Platte Care Center Avera. Funeral Services are 10:30 A.M. Monday, February 17, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Platte. A Committal Service will follow at West Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Platte. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Mount Funeral Home in Platte with a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service.

Alfred M. Johnson was born on August 21, 1921 to Andrew and Ida (Nessett) Johnson in Platte, SD. He began a lifelong career in farming and cattle ranching. On April 20, 1940 he was united in marriage to Lucille E. Ellis in Nebraska, they made a home in Washington where he was employed with a logging company and started their family with the birth of Gary. They returned to farm together west of Platte and grow their family. He also worked for the Platte Locker Plant.

Alfred was active in the Platte community as a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, serving on the Church, Township and School Boards, as well as 10 years on the REA Board. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, playing horseshoes, shooting pool and was always ready for a game of cards at the Senior Citizen Center.

Grateful for having shared in Alfred’s life, six children: Gary (Dawn) Johnson of Platte, SD, David (Georgia) Johnson of Platte, SD, Sheila (Wayne) Fletcher of Mission Hill, SD, Cheryl (Bruce) Anderson of Canton, SD, Sarah (Bob) Hoffman of Platte, SD and Karla (Steve) Pickard of Pierre, SD; a daughter-in-law, Wanda Johnson of Platte, SD; many grandchildren, step grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews.

Alfred was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Johnson (Oct. 27, 2015); a son, Larry Johnson; a granddaughter, Lisa Stotz; his parents, Andrew and Ida Johnson; five brothers: Adolph, Andy, Garfield, John and Rudy Johnson; and three sisters: Gladys Sletten, Josephine Thesinga and Ferne Graves.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Alfred’s honor may be directed to: Platte Care Center Avera, PO Box 200, Platte, SD 57369.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 16th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 16th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Mount Funeral Home
    Address
    520 S. Main St.
    PLATTE, SD 57369
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    7:00pm Prayer Service
  • Service

    Monday, February 17th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Monday, February 17th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    Address
    500 S Pennsylvania Ave.
    PLATTE, SD 57369
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    Officiant
    Pastor Ron Hughes
  • Interment

    Location
    West Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
    Address
    PLATTE, SD 57369
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    Following lunch and fellowship with the family.
  • Reception

    Location
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    Address
    500 S Pennsylvania Ave.
    PLATTE, SD 57369
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