Brian L. Johnson

Brian L. Johnson


Dates

January 25, 1951 - November 3, 2022

Obituary

Brian L. Johnson, 71, of Mitchell, SD, died Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Monday, November 7, at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be Sunday from 1-3:00 PM at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Brian L. Johnson was born January 25, 1951, to Leland and Helen (Smith) Johnson in Belmond, IA. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1969.

Brian was united in marriage to Mitzie Allen on April 15, 1972 in Mitchell.

Brian was employed with Martin & Associates, and later with CHR as the Senior Director of the outside plant.

Brian was active in the Mitchell community, serving on the Mitchell Parks and Recreation Board for several years, the Lakeview Golf and Cemetery Board, as president of the Mitchell Quarterback Club, and was also a member of the Mitchell Barbershop Chorus. Brian was an avid golfer and coached boys slow-pitch softball.

Brian is survived by his wife, Mitzie; son, Cory (Joanne) of Sioux Falls; daughter, Chris (Jim) Cranny of Mitchell; grandchildren, Jordyn, Owen, and Aiden; brother, Dan (Lillie) Johnson of Mitchell; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Patty (Gil) Brown of TX, Ron Allen of TX, Sandy (Mark) McKillop of WY, Dan (Lori) Allen, Dave (Julie) Allen, Tim (Cindy) Allen, Becky (Kevin) Riggs, and Sue Allen all of Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; twin sister, Linda; brothers, Dale and Roger Johnson; and brother-in-law, Ken Allen.


Visitation(s)

Date
Sunday, November 6, 2022
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Service

Date
Monday, November 7, 2022
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Cemetery

Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, SD


Posted by Bill and Jayne Rubendall on November 8, 2022
So sorry Mitzie and family for your loss! Keep all your wonderful memories close and comforting.
Posted by Larry Wegehaupt on November 8, 2022
I was very sorry to read this news, I always enjoyed visiting with Brian, sitting next to him for a year in high school acappella choir, and conversation at events in the years after. I felt he was one of the good guys with a good heart. My sympathies to all the family.
Posted by Paula Platz on November 7, 2022
My deepest sympathy to you Mitzie, and your kids and grandkids in this loss of a great man. My heart aches for you.
Posted by Larry @ Barb Zimmerman on November 7, 2022
So sorry to hear about Brian he will be missed on the golf course always had a smile
Posted by Carol Huls on November 7, 2022
DAN, So sorry to hear about Brian..my deepest condolences to you and all of your family.
Posted by Janet Anderson Ramsey on November 6, 2022
Mitzie I am so sorry fo
Posted by Tracy Thompson Fink on November 6, 2022
I m so sorry for your loss of Brian! He always had a smile! And so supportive of Corey & Chris in their sports. And then also with his grandkids! You will all be in my thots &
prayers!
Posted by Cheryl Bender Kunkel on November 6, 2022
Mitzie so very sorry to hear about the loss of Brian, our thoughts & prayers are with yoh all . GOD BLESS AND BE WITH YOU .
Posted by Rev. Gary Kimm on November 6, 2022
Brian has entered a peace that knows no understanding. You have also entered a peace that knows no understanding. May you sense God’s presence at strange times.
Posted by Randy & Ardis Oldenkamp on November 6, 2022
We are so sorry...thoughts and prayers for the entire family.
Posted by Roger & Peggy Kowall on November 5, 2022
Our thoughts & prayers to your family.
Posted by Debbie and Myron Rothenberger on November 5, 2022
We will miss you. Always a great and helpful Man. We had some great time in the Army Gard.
Posted by Karen VanOverschelde on November 5, 2022
Thoughts and prayers Chris, Jim, Jordan and whole family. May God wrap His arms around you and comfort you in the coming days.
Posted by Larry and Carol Mahoney on November 5, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.. Brian was a great guy and will be missed.
Posted by Emily Bickett on November 5, 2022
Thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. God bless.
Posted by Tim and Karen Harrington on November 4, 2022
Mitzi, Chris, and family - please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Becky & Darrel Dewald on November 4, 2022
Mitzi, we’re so sorry for your loss. He was a special guy and we’ll all miss him. Hugs.
Posted by Karen Lunn on November 4, 2022
Mitzi--I'm thinking about you. Sympathies to you and the family.
Posted by Shannon(Kracht) Hardick on November 4, 2022
Chris and family, so sorry to hear of this news. My fondest memories of Brian were back in the late 80’s going boating and skiing with the family. Some of the best times of my life growing up on lake Mitchell. He will be missed!
Posted by Janice Johnson on November 4, 2022
Mitzie, and your family are in our thoughts and prayers 🙏!
Posted by Leona and David Feiner on November 4, 2022
Mitzi , Cory, Chris, our sympathies are with you all. We're sure he will be greatly missed.
Posted by Garry and Jo Freier on November 4, 2022
To Mitzie and family, our deepest sympathies in the loss of Brian. May the many years of warm memories comfort you at this time and the days to follow.
Posted by Dan and Jan Raml on November 4, 2022
Mitzi and family. So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. Sending hugs and prayers to all of you at this difficult time.
Posted by Ramona on November 4, 2022
Mitzie..I’m so sorry for your loss..Prayers for you and your family.
Posted by Gail Denne on November 4, 2022
God bless you Mitze and family God took another good man why to soon
Posted by Kris Feddersen on November 4, 2022
So Sorry My thoughts are with you all 🙏🙏
Posted by Gary & Jan Kristensen on November 4, 2022
Jim, Chris and Jordyn and the Johnson family
Our deepest sympathy to all of you. We know your hearts are broken and we pray that the Lord is carrying you through this tough time.
Posted by Jerry Luckett on November 4, 2022
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Brian was such a kind man and I thoroughly enjoyed the times I got to visit with him. Cherish every memory as they are God's gift to us.
Posted by Mike and Mavis Anderson on November 4, 2022
Mitzi, Chris and Cory - our Sympathy to you!
Posted by Barbara (Henderson) Gregg on November 4, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Mitzie! Brian was one of the kindest people I’ve known. May your many memories give you comfort in the difficult days ahead.
Posted by Angel DeWaard on November 4, 2022
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Brian was a very kind person and brought so much knowledge and guidance to both the Park Board and Golf/Cemetery Board, he will be deeply missed.
Posted by Bruce Trebil on November 4, 2022
Mitzie sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers to you and your family
Posted by Craig and Linda Robbins on November 4, 2022
Mitzi, Cory, Chris and family…we are saddened at the news of Brian’s passing. Our condolences to you at this difficult time.
Posted by Jane Goldammer on November 4, 2022
Prayers for you and your family at this time of sorrow and loss.
Posted by Dave and JoAnn doering on November 4, 2022
We are so sorry for your loss.. if we can help in any way just let us know.
Posted by Lori Kauffman on November 3, 2022
So sorry to hear this. Prayers and hugs for your family.
Posted by Danna Jo Neugebauer on November 3, 2022
I am so sorry to hear this news. Brian was a great person. My prayers are with you Mitzie and family
Posted by Al & Barb DeLange on November 3, 2022
Sending our sympathy, prayers & hugs to you & your family Mitzi
Posted by Kim (Huke) Satterlee on November 3, 2022
So very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Joe Kippes on November 3, 2022
Such sad news. Mitzie we are sorry for your loss. God Bless
Posted by Joe Kippes on November 3, 2022
Such sad news. Mitzie we are sorry for your loss. God Bless
Posted by Bev and Rick Dierks on November 3, 2022
Rick and I are sending our sincere sympathy Mitzie and family. Our hearts break for your loss. May your memories give you peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.
Posted by Carolynn Punky Montini on November 3, 2022
I’m heartbroken to hear of Brian’s passing! Mitze, hugs and prayers 🙏🏻 As you try to understand your loss! All of his family and friends will miss this great man!
Posted by Tami Haiar Krogman on November 3, 2022
My heart breaks for you Mitzie!! Brian was an amazing man. He would take the time to stop and see how you were doing or for a quick chat. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! Brian will be greatly missed by all that were lucky enough to have known him!! Rest easy my dear friend!
Posted by Joan Pfaff on November 3, 2022
So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Mary Carmody on November 3, 2022
My sympathy to you and your family Mitzi.. ! God bless you all. “ Love goes on forever!”
Posted by Darwin & Cheryl Miiller on November 3, 2022
Mitzie- our deepest condolences to your family! You picked a great guy and all will greatly miss him. RIP Brian and may your family be held in comfort by the Lord!
Posted by Pat Cassutt on November 3, 2022
So sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for you and your family.
Posted by Lynnette Kreutzfeldt on November 3, 2022
Brian was a great human, always alot of laughs when he was around. You are all in my prayers.
Posted by Kerry Brosz on November 3, 2022
So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers to you family.
Posted by Rick Agnitsch on November 3, 2022
So sorry for your loss Mitzi! So honored to have known him! My thoughts and prayers to you and your family! God Bless!
Posted by Marilyn Henson on November 3, 2022
So sorry for your loss, My thought and prayers for you and your family .
Posted by Randy and Linda Doescher on November 3, 2022
Sending our condolences to you and your family.
Posted by Jerry Worthing on November 3, 2022
Thoughts and prayers to Mitzi and family. Brian will be remembered and missed by everyone who knew him.
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on November 3, 2022
So sorry to all of you for this sad loss !! Brian will be missed by everyone that was blessed to know him !! Sending you all Big Hugs !!
Posted by Larry Stunes on November 3, 2022
R.I.P Brian Mitzie I am sorry for your loss
Posted by Tom Riddle on November 3, 2022
So sadden to hear this,my thoughts and prayers are with the family
Posted by Rita Gates on November 3, 2022
Ignore the first two posts...We are sorry to hear of the loss of Bryan .He was an amazing man and will be greatly missed by all .
Posted by Ruth Daley on November 3, 2022
Mitzi so sorry for the loss of Brian.You are in my prayers
Posted by Larry&Cheryl Titze on November 3, 2022
We are so sorry to hear about Brian. Our prayers are with you Mitzie & family.
Posted by Rita Gates on November 3, 2022
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So sorry for your loss,Brian was such an amazing man, and will be so much!❤
Posted by Rita Gates on November 3, 2022
You are immune




So sorry for your loss,Brian was such an amazing man, and will be so much!❤
Posted by Terri Juhnke on November 3, 2022
Oh Mitze! I’m sorry sorry for the loss of your best friend/partner/husband! Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Chris, Corey and the entire family!
Posted by Dennis and Lisa Marek on November 3, 2022
Dear Mitzie and Family, our thoughts and prayer are with you all at this sad time of Brian passing. May GOD bless you all !!!
Posted by Kay Urbigkit on November 3, 2022
Thoughts and prayers to your family.
Posted by Cheryl Wedmore on November 3, 2022
I am so sorry to hear about Brian, sending prayers for each of you 🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️
Posted by Shannon Gillen on November 3, 2022
I am so sorry for your loss! Hugs to you all.
Posted by Wanda (Fairbanks) Hupp on November 3, 2022
Mitzie my heart aches for you so much and for your families. Brian was a great guy and you were so lucky to have him for 50vyears. Keep those memories close .
Posted by Judy Miiller on November 3, 2022
My heart is so heavy for each of you! Keeping all of you in my prayers and thoughts!
Posted by Kim Strehlow on November 3, 2022
so very sorry for your loss.. prayers to your family
Posted by Jackie Christiansen (Clark) on November 3, 2022
Mitzie DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO ALL OF THE FAMILY MEMBERS. BRIAN WAS A GREAT GUY.
Posted by Deb Olson on November 3, 2022
Mitzi- so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your happy memories!
Posted by Kathy Ruml on November 3, 2022
The heavens gained a good one today. Brian will be missed by so many. Hugs and prayers Mitzie, Chris and Cory and families.
Posted by Shannon Bartscher on November 3, 2022
Mitzie and family, Thoughts and prayers to you during this time.
Posted by Charlie and Darlene Bailey on November 3, 2022
Sorry to hear Brian's passing Prayers to the family
Posted by Collins Family on November 3, 2022
My heart breaks for all of you,,, just know that we have you ion our thoughts and prayers during this challenging time
Posted by Ronald Bick on November 3, 2022
Brian you will be missed by many R I P
Posted by Jan Weisser on November 3, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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