Kenneth Harold Johnson was born December 13, 1927 at Letcher, SD to William and Anna (Soma) Johnson. He grew up at Letcher where he graduated from high school. He served in the US Army during WWII. On January 8, 1960 he married Gail Andrea Irving at Laverne, MN. They resided in Mitchell where Ken was the owner and operator of Ken Johnson Repair Service.
He is survived by one son, Steven Johnson, Glendale, AZ and his daughter, Abigail, two daughters: Cathy (John) Rysavy, Overland Park, KS and their children: Samantha, Michael, Nicholas, Ryan, Brendan and Callan, Sarah (Dale) Baumgartner, Parkersburg, WV and their children: Alexander, Magdalena, William, Max and Lucian, one brother, John Johnson, Sioux Falls.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail, son, Michael, two brothers: Floyd and William and two sisters: Vivian Hoeltzner and Marie Larimer.