March 05, 2021
- 10:00 AM with a visitation one hour prior.
Alan R. Johnson, 77, of Fargo, ND, died on February 25, 2021 at Sanford Hospice House in Fargo, surrounded by his family.
Alan Robert Johnson was born on July 31, 1943, in Vancouver, WA to Arvid and Lois (Hovden) Johnson. The family settled in Fargo, ND. Alan attended Fargo South High where he enjoyed playing hockey. After graduating high school, Alan earned a Graduate’s Degree from Interstate Business College.
On September 4, 1964, he was united in marriage to Marie Viestenz in Amenia, ND. The couple lived briefly in Phoenix, AZ and Boise, ID before making their home in Fargo where they raised their two sons.
Alan had an extensive career in television broadcasting and film editing with local TV stations. He enjoyed gardening, the NDSU Bison, and drumming as a local musician.
Alan is survived by his wife, Marie L. Johnson; his children, Brian (Deb) Johnson, and Matthew R. Johnson; his brother, Arlen (Gail) Johnson; nephews, Mark Pueppke, Michael Johnson, and Bruce Pueppke; and nieces, Gail Pueppke Fishel, Christie Klein, and Elizabeth Coe.
Alan was preceded in death by his parents, Arvid and Lois Johnson.