ESTHERVILLE - Memorial services for Rickey Lee Johnson, 50, of rural Estherville will be held 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville with Pastor Lynn Elrod officiating. Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Monday at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville.
He died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville.
Rickey Lee Johnson, son of Gerald and Elizabeth (Pettiecord) Johnson, was born May 10, 1962, in Emmetsburg.
Rickey Lee Johnson
Rick graduated from Emmetsburg High School in 1981. Rick and Betsy (Nelsen) Johnson, were united in marriage on Oct. 20, 1984, at United Methodist Church in Audubon. They raised their three daughters in Gruver until moving to their current residence in rural Estherville. With so many other loving family members, he was preceded in death by their daughter, Jennifer Lynne Johnson, in June 2012.
Left to cherish Rick's memory are his wife, Betsy, daughters Stephanie Johnson, Bloomington, Minn. and Samantha Johnson, Estherville with grandson, Landon Johnson - Jerry and Liz Johnson, Rob and April Johnson with daughter, McKayla, all of Curlew. Darrell and Susan (Wampfler) Nelsen, Audubon, - Darrell Nelsen, Jr. of Omaha, Neb., Lisa Nelsen of Des Moines, and their children, Darrell Nelsen, III and Darrick Nelsen of Des Moines - Jake and Abigail (Nelsen) Hommer and children, Gabe and Aurora, of Fort Campbell, Ky. - Donald and Christy Nelsen and their children - David and Ellie of Brayton. Online condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com.