Johnson, Ulric Quentin (1931-2008)

Ulric Quentin Johnson, 77, passed away June 9, 2008, at his home in Grand Forks after a courageous battle with cancer.

Ulric was born on April 17, 1931, to Levi & Ellen (Johnson) Johnson, in Warren, MN, where he grew up and graduated from Warren High School in 1949. He graduated from UND in 1958 and sang in the Varsity Bards. Ulric was also an Eagle Scout.

Ulric married Ginger Ihnken on September 7, 1957, in Portland, ND.

Ulric taught Math at Grand Forks Central High School, retired in 1992, and was elected to the Grand Forks Public Schools Hall of Fame. Ulric also taught Driver’s Education for numerous years.

Ulric was a member of Sharon Lutheran Church since the 1950’s. He volunteered at the Altru Blood Bank and at the Community Theatre.

Ulric is survived by his wife, Ginger Johnson; children, Wendy Jo (John) Williams, Valerie (Steve) Abrams, and Brent (Rebecca) Johnson; brothers, Ivan & Gene; and grandchildren, Jonathan Abrams, Allison Abrams, and Treyce Williams.

He was preceded in death by his parents Levi & Ellen Johnson; his brothers Adolph, Elmer, and Orvel; and a sister Selma.

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky