Bom-Wrapper

Darvin Johnson

Darvin Johnson

Tuesday, December 27th, 1938 - Sunday, March 1st, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Darvin Johnson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Darvin Johnson

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Darvin's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Darvin's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

The funeral service for Darvin Johnson, 81, of Balaton, will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020, at Victory Christian Church in Balaton. Visitation will be Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at Victory Christian Church. Visitation will continue on Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place at a later date at the Zion Cemetery.

Darvin Lee Johnson was born on December 27, 1938, in Tyler, MN, to Evert and Gladys Johnson. He grew up on the family farm south of Balaton and attended country school. Darvin served in the U.S. National Guard for six years. On April 30, 1960, he was united in marriage to Beverly Brown. The couple farmed and raised their children on the family farm. In 2000, they retired and moved to Slayton. Darvin continued to drive tractor, helping Craig Gifford with spring and fall tillage work for several years. In June 2018, they returned to Balaton to live in the Lakeview Senior Housing.

Darvin was a passionate and talented musician. He played fiddle and guitar for “The Siestas” for 30 years and played bass guitar for “Starfire” for six years. Darvin also played with "The Old Time Fiddlers" in South Dakota. In August 2014, he was inducted into the South Dakota “Old Time Fiddlers Hall of Fame.”

Darvin died on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Our House of Murray County in Slayton, MN. He is survived by his wife Beverly of Balaton, children Rick (and Lori) Johnson of Marshall, Becky (and Dave) Ashley of Worthington, Ron (and Kelly) Johnson of Marshall, Rodney (and Kelly) Johnson of Balaton; grandchildren Jessica (and Matt), Katie (and Sam), Nathan (and fiancé Audrianna), Kayla (and Andy), Tanner (and fiancé Kia), Wyatt, Amiaya and Cassidy; step-grandchildren Justin (and Erika), Robert and Douglas; great-grandchildren Alexa, Makenzie, Hannah, Carter, Ava and Lincoln; brother-in-law Bob (and Cathy) Brown of Jackson, sister-in-law Barb (and Brad) Perkins of Jackson; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Everette and sister Vivian Stewart, brothers-in-law Kenneth Brown and Gordon Stewart, and sister-in-law Mavis Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Our House of Murray County, Murray County Hospice.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Darvin Johnson, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Darvin

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Victory Christian Church
    Address
    1010 Lake Yankton Ave
    BALATON, MN 56115
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday night at the church.
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, March 6th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 6th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Victory Christian Church
    Address
    1010 Lake Yankton Ave
    BALATON, MN 56115
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday night at the church.
  • Service

    Friday, March 6th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 6th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Victory Christian Church
    Address
    1010 Lake Yankton Ave
    BALATON, MN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Darvin here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Darvin
0 trees have been planted in memory of Darvin Johnson
NP

Neal Perkins

Posted at 10:03pm
Bev and family sorry for your loss
SA

Shauna Anderson-Davis

Posted at 06:43am
Bev and Family,
You have my deepest sympathy.
Shauna Anderson-Davis
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Tribute Video

Share by: