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Albert C Johnson

Albert C Johnson

Albert C. Johnson, age 92 of Plum City, formerly of Durand, died Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the Plum City Care Center in Plum City.

Al was born on June 8, 1925 he was the son of Pauline Strittmatter. Al served in WWII from 1943-1946. Al married Ruth Stanek on October 2, 1948 in LaCrosse. Al worked for Allis Chalmers in LaCrosse from 1946-1969. He then moved with his wife and children to Durand where he accepted a job with Northern WI Manufacturing Company of Pepin. Al was co-owner and Vice President from 1969 to his retirement in 1989. Al was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Parish and a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Moose Lodge.

Al enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing, hunting ginseng, traveling with his wife and spending time with family and friends.

Al is survived by his children; Tom (Harriet) of Bolingbrook, IL, Steve (Shirley) of Nipomo, CA, Sue (Steve) Forster of Bloomington, MN, Richard (Ruth) of Blaine, MN, and Jane (Steve) Thompson of Eau Claire, 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Thursday, June 7, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Durand with Rev. Paul Bosco officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Military Honors performed by the Durand American Legion Post #181 of Durand. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Janine Endl

    Rick and I would like to extend our sympathy to you all. We enjoyed being neighbors for many years up on Auth Street. Take care.
    Rick and Janine Endl

  2. Roger Weiss

    To the Johnson family. Ruth and Al were like second parents to me. When I visited to play with Rich they looked after me. Not a small task. You are all in our prayers and we have a special place for Al in our hearts. Roger Weiss and family

  3. Carol Stanek Rucker

    I send my deepest sympathy to all of you . Uncle Albie is now with Aunt Ruth and is happy as a lark. May he rest in peace. Let's hope all the Stanek's are partying !

  4. Pat Mactrinder

    So sorry for your loss

  5. Irish Jade

    My deepest heartfelt condolences for the loved ones of Al. What a sweet man, & thanks for sharing him with us.

  6. Marie & Joyce Berger

    We had the pleasure of knowing Al & Ruth during there time in Plum City. They were devoted to each other. Their faith gave them strength during the challenges of recent time. Al so enjoyed a recent visit to our place & a DQ ice cream cone 2 weeks ago. Rest in peace, Al. Our sympathy to his family.
    Marie & Joyce

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