Walter Raymond Johannsen, age 89 of Hudson died August 27th at the Comforts Of Home in River Falls. Walter was born on November 1, 1930 to Peters and Alice Johannsen in Hudson. He was raised in Hudson. As many did in those days, he enlisted in the armed forces and served in the National Guard. He was united in marriage to Antoinette ‘Mickey’ Zappa Franz. Walt worked for the Andersen Window Company for 18 years before coming custodian for the Hudson School District. He also worked over the years for the City of Hudson Public Works Department for something to do.
Walter is survived by his siblings Richard ‘Dick’ (Shirley) Johannsen, James Johannsen, Helen (Lloyd) Erickson, Mary Jane (Bill) Slater, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Russell, Howard, and his wife Mickey.
Graveside funeral service was Thursday, September 10th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Hudson.