Robert R. Johansen

Robert (Bobby) R. Johansen passed away on November 10, 2021 at Crest View Lutheran Home in Columbia Heights, MN. He was born in Fargo, ND, on May 10, 1952, to Donna (Mootz) and Dr. Robert (Bob) H. Johansen. He grew up in Fargo, graduating from Fargo North High in 1970. Following high school he attended and graduated from North Dakota State University in pharmacy and later a degree in addiction counseling. He worked in Fargo and in Des Moines, Iowa. During the past 5 years, he lived in Minneapolis, MN. Throughout his illnesses, he remained a good cook, a wordsmith, and a history buff, who enjoyed watching mysteries and classic western TV series, and football. He was always ready for good conversation accompanied by a cup of coffee or a Coke. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sisters, Anna Johansen Klajda (Bruce) and Gail Johansen; brother, Brian Johansen (Marsha); and sons, James and Bryan Johansen. A memorial service is planned at 10:30 on July 31, 2022 at Lake Melissa, 11059 County Road 147, Detroit Lakes, MN. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Fargo, ND. Memorials in his name can be made to Feline Rescue-Mpls, Allina Hospice of Mpls or a non-profit of your choice.