Retirement, Neil Johnson says, is something that always sounds like such an easy decision to make.
“It’s just hard to give up something you’ve been managing for so long,” said Johnson, who is turning over the remaining three years on his contract with the Watertown-Mayer school district to Koch Bus Service in Waconia. “It’s just the idea that you’ve spent your whole life working with the school district and developing a really good transportation system and a safe plan, and to one day realize you’re going to wake up and you won’t have anything to do with it anymore, it’s just a real difficult decision to make. It’s a big change in a person’s life.”
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