Buford Frances "Red" Johnston, 90, of Mt. View, Ark., formerly of Laurel, died Jan. 31, 2013, at his home. His memorial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Laurel United Methodist Church with Pastor Marvin Seims officiating. There will be no visitation. Buford will be laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown. Honorary Pallbearers are his grandchildren.
Left to cherish his memory are his children: daughter, Susan Sietmann, of Marshalltown; two sons: Dennis (Connie) Johnston, of Marshalltown, and Daniel Friedle, of Salt Lake City, Utah; daughter-in- law, Jeanice Johnston, of Marshalltown;his 12 grandchildren; his 21 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Mary Johnston and Peg Johnston, both of Marshalltown, and many nieces and nephews
Memorials may be directed to the family. c/o P.O. Box 56 Laurel, Iowa, 50141.