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Normajean Johnson

Normajean Johnson

Normajean Johnson, 87, of Vermillion, SD passed away August 3, 2013 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Normajean was born May 5, 1926 in Vermillion to Wesley and Vera (Curtis) Hendricks. She grew up in Vermillion and graduated from Vermillion High School. She attended the University of South Dakota where she met and married M.A. "Monk" Johnson on May 25, 1947.

She and Monk lived in Mitchell, SD where he was a commercial manager and did play by play for KORN Radio and Television. The couple moved to Vermillion in 1970.

Normajean was a member of the United Methodist Church in Vermillion.

She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Sue M. Johnson on February 29, 2008, two brothers; Dale Hendricks and Tommy Hendricks.

Survivors include one son Thomas A. Johnson of Vermillion, one brother Vern S. Hendricks of Elk Point, SD, two grandchildren; Brian Johnson of Overland Park, KS and Sarah M. Johnson of Vermillion also one niece Jan Garvey of Corsicana, TX.

Funeral services will be 7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Vermillion with Pastor Rick Pittenger officiating. For obituary and online condolences visit