Nelson Arlen Johnson of rural Fairchild, WI passed away peacefully on January 11, 2022, en route to a clinic appointment at Mayo Health System in Osseo, at the age of 88. Arlen was born September 26, 1933 in Escanaba, MI. He was the first child of his parents, Elmer and Esther (Nelson) Johnson of Bark River, MI. Arlen grew up and developed his love for farming on the home farm. He enjoyed playing baseball during his high school years and also had a very good singing voice. He especially listened to the WLS Barn Dance or the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday nights and his siblings and parents enjoyed listening to his singing and yodeling while he helped his dad milk cows in the evening.