EAGAN, MINN: Chad K. Johnson, 38, formerly of Rochester, MN, died at his home on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. Chad Kirk Johnson was born on March 17, 1972 to Kirk R. and Joyce M. (Borchardt) Johnson in St. Paul, MN. He graduated from John Marshall High School in Rochester in 1991, and later from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Water Management. Chad lived in Eagan and was Regional Manager for Garret-McCallahan.Chad is survived by his parents, Kirk and Joyce Johnson, Mazeppa, MN, and his sister Kari (Mike) Wees, Rochester, MN, his two nieces, Logan and Kylie Wees. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 8, 2010 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes' Chapel. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. A private family interment will be held at a later date.
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Your friends and coworkers at Garratt-Callahan would like your family and friends to know these things about you. We want them to know that you were an exemplary employee, who was one of our top performers almost from the moment you started work here. We were simply amazed at your grasp of our industry and at what you did with the Saint Paul territory. Since starting with us in 2004 (almost seven years ago), you took the territory from $150K/year to +$750K/year. GC employees and family members got used to seeing your name all over our monthly newsletter. We hear stories of your charm; your warm and caring messages to our staff and customers. Your accounts are in phenomenal shape and that's just what we would expect from someone of your character. You are an employer's dream employee and your customers feel the same way. Thank you for giving us the chance to get to know you and for all the hard work and dedication you gave to your job. We are going to miss you.
Having met Chad while working at the Eau Galle Cheese Factory, know that he was my friend and will be always be remembered by his smile and sense of humor. Chad, will be thought of often. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
iam sad to here the lost of your son.went to john marshal with chad
To our Dear Friends Kirk & Joyce and Family,
Hard to find words to say!! Hard to believe Chad is gone!! He was such a Wonderful Guy, the nicest kindest person in the whole world, yet so modest. Just know that we are here if you need anything!!! Our Love and Prayers are with You!!! Doc & Dolly
Dear Joyce, Kirk and Keri,
I know that words of sympathy must sound so hollow right now. Know that I send love and prayers for you all. I am so very sorry for your loss.
My thoughts and prayers to the entire Johnson family. Chad was an amazingly wonderful friend. His heart and words of inspiration were always encouraging to me. I will miss him dearly.
You are in our thoughts and prayers. If you need someone to talk to we're here. Puts your heart and self in God's hands.