Johnson, Sr., Kenneth R. 91, of Mesa, Arizona formerly of Montgomery, IL passed away on August 24, 2012. He was born on January 16, 1921 in Avoca, WI the son of Edward and Olga Johnson. Ken worked at Barber Greene for many years before his retirement. He was an avid fisherman and had a passion for dancing. He is survived by his children, Donald Johnson, Sharon (Mick) Hamling, Diane Chiovatero and Kenneth R. Johnson, Jr., 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Edward (Ursula) Johnson and Janet Erdhal; dear friend, Lois Pollari and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary Johnson and brother, Wayne Johnson. Family will be receiving guests on Wednesday August 29, 2012 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway Ave., Montgomery, IL 60538. Funeral will be on Thursday; August 30, 2012 at the Memorial Home. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Aurora, IL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the
, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231. Dieterle Memorial Home 630-897-1196 www.dieterlememorialhome.com
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Published in Beacon News on Aug. 26, 2012