RICKIE ARLIN JOHNSON
Rickie A. Johnson, age 58 of Minot formerly Bottineau, died Monday, December 17, 2012 in a Minot hospital. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 2:00 P.M. in the First Lutheran Church in Bottineau. Burial will be in the Oak Creek Cemetery also in Bottineau. Visitation will be Thursday beginning at 10:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M. and Friday from 9:00 A.M. until noon in the Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau.
Rickie Arlin Johnson, a son of Lloyd and Mabel (Sather) Johnson, was born on December 16, 1954 at Bottineau. He was reared and educated in Bottineau, graduating in 1973 from Bottineau High School. Rickie attended the Bottineau School of Forestry and received an Associates of Science Degree. He then attended the University of North Dakota. In 1976 he was injured in a work related accident and has lived with his parents until 1994 when he moved into Minot Trinity Nursing Home where he has resided since.
He enjoyed all sports and outdoor activities.
He is survived by his father, Lloyd Johnson of Bottineau; brothers, Ronald (Carla) Johnson and Scott (Nora) Johnson both of Bottineau and Kenny (Toni Schwartz) Johnson of Minot, and several nieces and nephews.
Rickie was preceded in death by his mother