Everett L. Johnson, age 91, of Sioux Rapids, Iowa died on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the Laurens Care Center in Laurens, Iowa.
Private family services will take place on Monday, December 28, 2020 at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Public visitation will take place on Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids. Masks and social distancing are required for guests in attendance. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements.
Everett was born August 24, 1929 in Marathon, Iowa, the son of Edmond and Opal (Sorenson) Johnson. He was baptized as an infant and later confirmed at the First Lutheran Church, in Sioux Rapids, Iowa.
He attended high school and graduated with the class of 1947 from Sioux Rapids, Iowa.
On August 6, 1961, Everett was united in marriage to Lois Mae Thomas at the Congregational Church in Spencer, Iowa. The couple was blessed with four children; Linda, Paul, Carol and Ellen.
Everett was a life-long member of First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids, Iowa where he served as an usher.
Everett lived his entire life on the family farm. Along with farming, he raised hogs, and cattle every year he was on the farm. He loved his John Deere equipment and took pride in keeping his acreage looking nice.
Those left to cherish his memory include his children; Linda of Des Moines, Iowa, Paul of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, Carol of Sioux Rapids, Iowa and Ellen of Sioux Rapids, Iowa; sisters, Irene Halverson of Spencer, Iowa, Inez Flint of Delta, Colorado, and Ardyce Hanson of Ames, Iowa; nieces, nephews and extended family.
Everett was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lois; sister, Mildred Imire and brother, Irving Johnson.
Everett was a great husband, father, provider and caretaker and will be missed by many.
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