Johnson — 85 years old

Jim Johnson

JOLLEY — Jim R. Johnson, of Jolley, celebrated his 85th birthday on Jan. 9.

Cards may be sent to him at PO Box 374, Jolley, IA 50551.

His family includes his wife Marlene, Roxanne and Wright Smith, of Council Bluffs; Rod and Annette Johnson, of Jolley, Russ Johnson, of Jolley, and Renee and Jim Hall, of Boone. He has eight grandchildren and two great-grandkids.

Johnson was born Jan. 9, 1934, on the Round Barn Farm in Sherman Township near Manson. He graduated from Jolley High School, served two years in the military and married Marlene Aden in 1956. He has been in the lumber business all his life. He purchased J&M Lumber in Jolley in 1979 and semi-retired in 2017.