Milford Peter Johnson
October 20, 1915 - July 28, 2010


Milford “Miff” Johnson, 94, died Wed July 28th at Oakwood House of Good Samaritan Brainerd. Miff grew up in Alexandria, Mn. He taught English in Ironwood Mi, where he met Bernice Swendsen and married in 1941. Bernice passed away in 2007. They had 3 sons: Lee (Sharon) of Vancouver, BC, Canada, Peter (Leona) of Brainerd, and Kurt (Vicky) of Stephenville, Tx. There are 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Miff worked as a professional Boy Scout executive and moved to St. Cloud in 1954. Later he worked in the Financial Aids office of St. Cloud State Univ.
He was active in Retired Educators Assoc. of Minn. (Editor and columnist,) St. Cloud Rotary (President and District Governor,) Speakers Bureau of the United Way, Volunteer Scouting (Silver Beaver award,) and was organist and choir director of Salem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud for 27 years. His music and humor will long be cherished.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Gifts and memorials will be handled by Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home of Brainerd.