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Auldon Johnson Obituary

Auldon Eugene Johnson
Auldon Eugene Johnson

May 1, 1932 - November 22, 2018
Resided in Oak Park Heights

Obituary

Auldon Eugene Johnson
Age 86 of Oak Park Heights
Passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on November 22, 2018. Auldon was born on May 1, 1932 in Minneapolis, MN. Preceded in death by parents, Nels and Signie Johnson. Survived by wife of 61 years, Janet; children Diane (Peter), Timothy (Sharon), David (Gina), and Gregory (Kelli); and granddaughters Alicia, Emma, Sarah, Kaitlin, and Megan. Auldon was raised on a farm in Hallock, MN. He graduated from Hallock High School where he participated in football, basketball, track, baseball, choir, and band. He attended Gustavus Adolphus College his freshman year and was a member of the football team before serving four years in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged from the Air Force, Auldon attended the University of Minnesota where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Auldon retired from Northern States Power Co. where he was a computer engineer at the Allen S. King Plant in Oak Park Heights, MN and Project Manager for the design and construction of the Sherco 3 power plant in Becker, MN. Auldon loved long-distance running and completed several marathons including Paavo Nurmi, Boston, Grandmas, and Twin Cities. He was the Minnesota Distance Running Association Runner of the Year in 1982 (50-55 years age group) and competed in the Masters USA Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Auldon was also a competitive bicyclist and participant in WisPort Cycling until the age of 79 years old and was a silver medalist at the World Senior Games in St. George, Utah. Auldon enjoyed spending time with his family, sports, and reading history, and was proud of his Finnish and British ancestry.

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Visitation
Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center
2800 Curve Crest Boulevard
Stillwater, MN US 55082
Saturday, December 1, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Memorial Service
Bradshaw - Celebration of Life Center
2800 Curve Crest Blvd.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Saturday, December 1, 2018
11:00 AM

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