In loving memory of

Norman Lee Johansen
December 10, 1934 - April 26, 2020

Norman Lee Johansen, 85, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. He was born December 10, 1934, in Pine City, Minnesota, to Valdemar "Walter" and Adeline "Opal" (Olson) Johansen.

Norman graduated from Hampton High School, class of 1954. He was united in marriage to Patricia Harding on November 1, 1996, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Hampton. Norman served in the National Guard for two years. He was a farmer until 1990 and then worked at Midwest Meter in Hampton for 20 years, retiring in 2015. Norman was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Hampton.

Norman is survived by his wife Patricia Johansen of Hampton; son Rick Johansen of Mason City; daughter Tammy Abel of North Carolina; stepchildren Byron (Theresa) Bessman of Arizona, Lorraine (Bob) LeDoux of Mason City and Margaret Quintero of Sioux City; brother Mel (LaVonne) Johansen of Texas; nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Opal, daughter Debbie Hansen, sister Margie Frank, brothers Roy and Bob Johansen and one brother in infancy.

Private family services will be held at a later date.


April Hemmes wrote on May 3, 2020:

"Love all the pictures. Tom and I will miss Norm! Best neighbor a farmer could have! you couldn't find a more giving caring person than Norm! Take Care all APril Hemmes and Tom Kazmerzak and the rest of the Hemmes clan! "

Rick and Julie Salvesen wrote on Apr 27, 2020:

"Norm's Midwest Meter/MIDCOM family is sad to say Good-by to one heck of a NICE GUY!! We will forever remember Norm's easy style and whistling ways. Our deepest and most sincere condolences go to Pat and their family. We are sad today for having lost "One of our own!" Rick and Julie Salvesen and everyone at Midwest Meter/MID:COM"