A memorial service was held Monday, April 9, at the Shelley-Gibson Funeral Chapel in Swanville.
Everett ‘Archie’ Johannes was born Aug. 2, 1954, in Little Falls, to the late Roy and Eileen Johannes. He grew up in the Swanville area and graduated from Swanville High School in 1973. Archie then attended Ridgewater Community College in Willmar for two years. He was united in marriage to Patricia J. Giinthir, Aug. 25, 2001, at Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Pennock. Archie was employed with various companies as an over-the-road semi truck driver. His other employment included working carnivals, at the Mille Lacs Casino and the Swanville Feed Mill. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Archie Johannes is survived by his wife, Patricia; sons, John and Adam Johannes at home; daughter, Connie Johannes of Minneota; brother, Frank Johannes of Willmar; sister, Linda Johannes of Willmar; niece, Sarah Spaulding of Spicer and a great-nephew, Dwayne Spaulding-Blokzyl of Spicer.
Archie was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Vicky Johannes.
Honorary pallbearers were John, Adam and Connie Johannes.
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