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Leonard Johnson

September 13, 1923 — July 30, 2020

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Leonard J. Johnson, age 96, of Cottage Grove, passed away on July 30, 2020.

He was born in Comfrey, MN on September 13, 1923. Leonard enjoyed gambling, fishing and playing Solitaire and Kings Corner.

He preceded in death by his wife, Blanche; son, Lenny, Kevin and David; brother, Lester and Herb; sister, Alice and Arlene.

Leonard is survived by his children, DeWayne, Christine, Debbie, Cheryl, Karen, Ken, Mike, Tim, Dan; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visitation 12-3 PM, Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Kok Funeral Home, Cottage Grove, MN. Graveside service at 9 AM, Friday, August 7, 2020 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN with military honors.

While maintaining social distancing guidelines, we are now able to accommodate gatherings while abiding to a 50% capacity at the facility. The use of face masks by attendees is required at indoor events, and we will continue taking the necessary steps to keep your families safe. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available on the obituary portion on our website. We also encourage you to view the video tribute once it becomes available or complete the HeartStrings online sympathy page with the link above.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, August 6, 2020

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Kok Funeral Home - Cottage Grove

7676 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Graveside Service

Friday, August 7, 2020

Starts at 9:00 am (Central time)

Kok Funeral Home & Cremation Service- SPP

1201 Portland Ave, St. Paul Park, MN 55071

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