Homer Johnson


Egan, SD

December 9, 2020

Homer J. Johnson, 90, of Egan, SD, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at the Avera Flandreau Hospital, Flandreau, SD. Homer was born February 13, 1930 at Flandreau, SD to Homer P. and Dollie (Hurley) Johnson. He attended country school and Egan Public School. Homer farmed with his dad until entering the U.S. Army October 19, 1951. He married Shirley Thompson in Pipestone, MN on December 24, 1951. After his discharge September 24, 1953, he returned home and worked as manager at Johnson Gravel Pit until 1972. Then he worked for Wyland Construction in Dell Rapids and later at Bowes Construction until retiring. Homer enjoyed hunting and fishing and later enjoyed gardening, bingo and pinochle. 

Homer is survived by four children, Jerome, Howard, SD; David (Melodee), Sioux Falls; Janet (John) Sternhagen, Sioux Falls; Raymond, Egan; three grandchildren, Nicholas, Alyssa, Amy; four great-grandchildren, Chace, Levi, Brynley, Lauryn; and three siblings, JoAnn Hotchkin, Colton, SD; Marlys Olson, Trent, SD; and Marvin (Mary) Johnson, Sioux Falls. Homer was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and two brothers, Donald and Richard.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday, December 14, 2020 at Skroch Funeral Chapel, Flandreau, with burial in Union Cemetery. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at 1:00 pm. www.skrochfc.com.