Dean Johnson, 60

Dean Johnson, age 60, of Webster, died Thursday, October 31, 2013 at his home.

Dean was born July 8, 1953 in Willmar, Minnesota to Robert M. & Thorma (Mazo) Johnson. He was raised in Prior Lake, where he attended Prior Lake Public Schools. He married Judy Kaufenberg on November 6, 1971, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in New Market. Dean was selfemployed as a carpenter. Dean loved time with his kids and grandkids and was known as a "dad" to many, many kids.

Dean is survived by his wife, Judy Johnson of Webster; sons, Cory (& Angie) of Joliet, Montana, Brett of New Market, Robb (& Kari) of New Prague; mother, Thorma Johnson of New Prague; sisters, Lois Suss of New Market, Debbie (& John) Crow of Princeton, Jodi (& Steve) Severson of Apple Valley; 6 grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Johnson; brother, Steven (in infancy). Mass of Christian Burial was at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in New Market with Father Patrick Barnes officiating.

Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Bruzek Funeral Home in New Prague and from 9:30 - 11:00 Monday at the church. Burial was at St. Nicholas Cemetery. www.bruzekfuneralhome.com