Johnson, James W. age 83, of Golden Valley, passed away peacefully on Sept. 11, 2022. Jim was born in Mpls., son to R. Algert and Una Johnson. He graduated from Breck School in 1957 and attended Gustavus Adolphus College. Jim met the love of his life, Kathleen Frazee from Park Rapids, and married her in 1967. Jim loved spending time with his family and friends playing catch, long walks, boating, travels, dinners out, and going to college sporting events. He was passionate about his Christian faith, living it out day to day. Jim took the time to listen to others, showing kindness to everyone he met. With his great sense of humor, he always made people laugh and smile. Survived by wife, Kathleen; daughter, Lori Wright (Tom); son, Steven (Jackie Miller); grandchildren, Hannah, Catherine, Elizabeth, and Tommy Wright; sister Marilyn Bertelsen (Roger); in addition to nieces and nephews. Jim was laid to rest at Crystal Lake Cemetery in a small ceremony on Sept. 21st. He will be greatly missed.