Paul A. Johnston, 68, died September 13, 2019 in Nashwauk, Minnesota.

Paul was born to Ed and Myrn (Harder) Johnston in Grand Rapids and attended Balsam Elementary and Grand Rapids High School.

He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth (Al) Bennington of Glencoe, MN and brother, Richard (Ann) of Pengilly, MN; sister-in-law, Kathy Johnston of Eagan, MN and brother-in-law, Jim Manske of Bigfork; nephews, Jonathan Johnston, Chris and Josh Manske, Darrell (Patty) Bennington, Eden Prairie, MN; and a niece Darla (J.R.) Bauman of Bemidji, MN.

His parents, Ed & Myrn Johnston; siblings, Edward (Eddie Jo), Mary, Ellen, Phillip, and Theodore (Ted) preceded him in death.

Private funeral services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by the Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine. To leave an online message of condolence please visit our website at