Feb. 7, 1931 - March 27, 2008
ST. FRANCIS -- Wayne Martin Johnsen, 77, died Thursday (March 27, 2008) at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis.
He was born Feb. 7, 1931, in Kearney County. He married Virginia "Jean" Stoltenberg and worked as a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for the county road department.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia "Jean" Johnsen of Bird City; sons, Dave Johnsen of Imperial and Dan Johnsen of Wiley, Colo.; daughter, Pam Burns of Monument, Colo.; brothers, Lamoine Johnsen of Wilcox, Dale Johnsen Wilcox, Arlan Johnsen of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Gary Johnsen of Stapleton; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services were today at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Bird City. Burial was in the Bird City Cemetery with military honors by the honor guard from Fort Riley, Kan.
Memorials may be given to Cheyenne County Hospital or donor's choice.
Knodel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.