Thursday, April 15, 2021

Douglas Johnson, 59, Blooming Prairie

Douglas Alvin Johnson, age 59 of Blooming Prairie, passed away Friday, March 5, 2021.

He was born on Nov. 14, 1961 in Owatonna. His parents were Alvin & Grace (Filley) Johnson. Doug grew up in Blooming Prairie and graduated from Blooming Prairie High School in 1980.

He entered the workforce after high school and worked for Brown Printing in Waseca for many years and then later at Schmidt Printing in Byron. Doug then got into the trucking business and worked in that field up to the time of his passing.

He married Kim Temple after graduation and they had three children together— Nicole, Corey and Garrett Johnson. They were later divorced. 

Doug enjoyed family and friends. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He liked old muscle cars and riding his motorcycle. He was a great cook and loved to have people enjoy his cooking during holidays. Doug will be missed by his family and his many friends. 

Doug is survived by his daughter, Nicole and two sons, Corey and Garrett Johnson; two grandchildren, Gracelyn and Freya; brothers, Bob (Linda) Johnson and Lyndon (Ruth) Johnson; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Grace Johnson; brother, Jim Johnson; sister, Sharon Lundahl; and his nephew, John Johnson. 

We will be having a celebration of life for Doug in August of this year. The family will keep you posted. 

Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at


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