Orin Earl Johnson, age 81, a life-long resident of River Falls passed away after a long battle with heart disease at his home on Friday, September 27, 2019 surrounded by his family. He served his country during the Cuban Missile Crisis in the US Army National Guard. On September 21, 1963, he married Nancy K. Adams. Orin was a farmer all of his life. He loved his family, farming and hunting. Orin was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Verna (Ewart) Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy K. Johnson; sons, Mike (Nancy C.) Johnson, Steve Johnson, Dan (Annette) Johnson; grandchildren, Kevin (Amy), Nicole, Kyle, Colin, Cody and Kelsey Johnson; great-grandchildren, Coraline and Wyatt Orin Johnson; brother, Norman (Patricia) Johnson. A funeral service was held Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the United Methodist Church (127 S 2nd St.) in River Falls. Visitation was also Tuesday from 10:00-12:00 at the church. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery with military honors performed by the American Legion Post #121 of River Falls. Arrangement are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.