Decrease the flags. Our ol’ pal Chris Johnson has gone to that nice juke within the subsequent life.


Chris Ryan Johnson, (60), of Hudson, Wisconsin, suffered a coronary heart assault and handed away on April 19, 2023 at The Den in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Chris was born to Ronald Vern Johnson and Sylvia Joanne Larsen Johnson on February 24, 1963 in Jackson, Minnesota. He attended Jackson Excessive Faculty and graduated from St. Olaf Faculty with levels in arithmetic and economics. Chris went onto work as CFO of Fritzie Contemporary Sweet Firm, handle and promote many bands, set up his personal music competition, in addition to personal and function his restaurant the Bayport BBQ. In his “retirement” he sorted via his assortment of 75,000 data for his on-line report retailer. He married his spouse, Kristen Pate Johnson, (55), on September 30, 1994, in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is survived by her and their three youngsters, Jack Ryan, (24), Elizabeth Laura, (22), and Sam Pate (20), in addition to his mom and 4 older siblings, Mark Ronald Johnson, (68), Peter Randal Johnson, (66), Lynn Renee Carlson, (64), and Paul Robert Johnson, (61). Chris loved touring together with his household, consuming meals from each delicacies, attending live shows and music festivals, and is properly generally known as a champion for the Deep Blues neighborhood. He might be remembered for his quiet compassion, his sturdy sense of justice, his love for his spouse, youngsters, and neighborhood, and dwelling by his personal guidelines.

An off-the-cuff memorial service might be held on the Hook and Ladder in Minneapolis on Sunday, April 23 at 6:30pm.

Instead of flowers, an angel fund has been created for Clarksdale, a neighborhood Chris held near his coronary heart, and donations might be made via Heaven’s to Betsy through this hyperlink:


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