Isaiah James Johnson, 21, of Fargo, ND, died suddenly on Saturday, February 13th, due to injuries sustained in a tragic car accident in Fargo. Isaiah was born on September 23, 1999 to Becky Johnson and Akim Kur in Fargo, ND. He attended Grace Lutheran School in Fargo from kindergarten through 8th grade, then attended Fargo South High where he graduated in 2018. He went on to attend one year at NDSCS in Fargo. Isaiah worked at Burger Time throughout high school, and then was employed at various occupations, including landscaping, snow removal, and concrete work. Isaiah became a child of God though Holy Baptism at St. John Church of Hillsboro, ND. He was later confirmed at Beautiful Savior in Fargo, where he remained a member. Isaiah loved adventure in life, which was expressed through his love of skateboarding and snowboarding. His passion for basketball carried on well after his high school career. Isaiah is survived by his mother, Becky Johnson; sister, Josepine; father, Akim Kur; stepmother, Anna; brothers, Tarjwok, Timothy, Dominic, and Gieth; grandparents, James and Ruth Johnson (Blanchard), and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Isaiah was preceded in death by his grandparents in Sudan and his cousin, Benjamin Stuart. There will be a visitation from 5-7:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior. The services will be livestreamed on the funeral home’s website. An account has been established at Bell Bank for “The Family of Isaiah J Johnson Benefit Fund”.

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  1. Gone to soon a beautiful life you were one of a kind. You will all ways be in our harts. Take your rest sleep until we meet again.

  2. R.I.P to a beautiful soul, thank you for always checking in and making sure others were okay. You put everyone first and we are all so appreciative of the light and love you spread while you were here. We will forever miss your contagious smile and wonderful heart ❤️

  3. Zay, you were such an amazing kid. My heart breaks for your family. You were destined for such great things! <3

  4. I remember the first day I met this handsome young man, at the Flying J truck stop in Fargo. He was only about a week or so old. I was proud to call him my friend. RIP 🙏

  5. so sorry for your tragic and sudden loss, may he rip…..thoughts and prayers to the family and friends…..and his dog xoxo

  6. Sorry for your loss Becky and Josephine.
    You are both in my thoughts and prayers.
    Rest In Peace Isaiah Akim Kur with Becky Johnson😭

  7. Such a loss. I am so sorry. I got to know Isaiah at Grace Lutheran on field trips and school outings. I immediately admired his sense of humor. He was a kick to spend time with and so smart. As I watched all the students grow up, I noticed what a great brother Isaiah was to his baby sister Josephine. Isaiah was always respectful. At various school events, he would show up in a suit, and he looked so handsome and so proud. A great guy! It was fun to run into him when I would drive through Burger Time. It is a shame we will not see what he would have done with the rest of his life. My heart goes out to all who loved him. Rest in peace Isaiah.

  8. Akim, our hearts are heavy as we pray for your son and his family! Please let us know how we can help as you all work your way through these troubling times. His memories will carry you on as you remember all the great times you spent together. God Bless all of you!

  9. Isaiah was a student in my class at Fargo South High School. I was very sad to hear about the tragic accident that took Isaiah’s life. He was always so friendly, kind, and polite. He was a joy to be around, a bright light that attracted others. I remember how he looked so sharp and mature when he dressed up for basketball games. I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful young man. My heart goes out to Isaiah’s family and friends.

  10. I was fortunate enough to have Isaiah in my history class several years ago at South High. I will always remember his wonderful smile! My heart goes out to his entire family. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  11. Becky and Josephine my heart goes out to you. What a beautiful tribute to Isaiah. You are in my thoughts and prayers 🙏❤.

  12. Rest in paradise Isiah…may you journey well, and lots of hugs and prayers for your mother and family…we may have only known each other a little while but your life will leave a forever lasting impression in mine….

  13. Isaiah was a student of mine at Fargo South. He was a sweet kid with a contagious smile. Condolences to his family and friends for such an enormous loss.

  14. My favorite memories of Isaiah will always be watching him play Basketball for Fargo South. He was such a team player & always so positive. I loved sitting with Becky & Josephine, selling raffle tickets & all the pasta feeds! We were definitely “The” Basketball Moms! Isaiah loved his biggest fans so much, his Mom & his sister. RIP #13 #OnceABruinAlwaysABruin

  15. What an enormous loss. Becky, Josepine, and all Isaiah’s friends and family, I wish you peace and rest and love.

  16. Becky I watched your son’s prayer service and funeral. What a beautiful young man he was. It makes me wish I had known him. You will have great memories to hold in your heart until you meet him again. Be proud of the way you raised him and keep your faith knowing you gave him the gift of knowing our Lord

  17. Becky, our hearts are so very sad for you and we will be mourning with you in the days ahead. We remember Isaiah with absolute fondness – he always had a smile on his face and was a true JOY to be around. We were absolutely shocked to hear of his sudden death and have been following your comments on FACEBOOK. Your heartache is shared by so many! The picture you posted of Isaiah’s shoes in a pile made me smile. We all have things like that – things so frustrating and yet, we’d give anything to have him back to make the pile a bit higher (messier!). God bless you. We are sending BIG hugs and mighty prayers to you and Josephine.

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