George Johanson - The Team - Red Deer Real Estate

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Real Estate - Where Service & Personal Attention Make All The Difference services the entire Central Alberta region when it comes to helping people buy or sell! These areas include Blackfalds, Eckville, Innisfail, Lacombe, Red Deer, Rimbey, Sylvan Lake, Ponoka, Ponoka County, Clearwater County and Gull Lake.

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George, born and raised in the Burnt Lake District west of Red Deer, graduated from Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School in Red Deer. After high school, George attended the University of Calgary majoring in Mathematics.

Marie, born and raised in the Centerville District southwest of Sylvan Lake, completed high school and one year of college at Canadian University College. After College, Marie attended the University of Calgary majoring in Elementary Education.

Prior to going into real estate George and Marie were educators. George taught mathematics for thirty-two years. Marie taught music for thirty-five years, seventeen years in the classroom and private lessons for the balance of the time. In addition to teaching Marie took numerous choral groups to Music Festivals and has directed several choirs in Central Alberta.

From 1972 to 1993 George and Marie owned and operated a farm. During this time they had a beef operation of approximately 140 commercial cows. In addition to the commercial cows they had a Full Blood Maine-Anjou herd of approximately 40 cows. They participated in major livestock shows in Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary and Regina winning many prizes with their show cattle. In 1986 the commercial herd was dispersed, however the purebred herd was maintained. In 1993 George and Marie sold the farming operation to their youngest son and they started a new career in real estate.

Wanda Nielsen is George and Marie’s daughter and joined the team in 2005. Wanda was raised on the family farm in the Centerville District, graduated from H J Cody High School in Sylvan Lake and achieved a Legal Assistant Diploma from Red Deer College in 1981. After graduation she worked for various law firms in Central Alberta. While her family was growing she volunteered at the playschools, kindergarten schools, and elementary and high schools that her children were attending. She has developed great customer service skills over the years while working as a manager in the fast food industry. Wanda married Terry Nielsen in 1980. Terry works in the service side of the oil and gas industry.

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