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Walter S. Johnson

June 10, 1927 November 12, 2018
Walter S. Johnson
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Obituary for Walter S. Johnson

Walter S. Johnson, 91, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Momence, IL, died on Monday, November 12, 2018, at TLC by Christian Adult Care Home in Mesa, AZ. He was born on June 10, 1927, in Kankakee, IL, the son of Walter T. and Netta M. Randolph Johnson. He married Nina Mae Wertz on June 6, 1948, in Momence, IL. She preceded him in death on
August 11, 1988. He then married Lenora Griffin on September 17, 2011, in Stockbridge, MI. She survives.

He is survived by one son and two daughters-in-law: William “Butch” and Valerie Johnson of Peotone, IL and Debbie Johnson of Momence, IL. He is also survived by four grandchildren; Brian and Erika Johnson, Amy and Jeremy Skinner, Stephen Johnson and Benjamin Johnson and five great grandchildren; Eliana and Elisabeth Johnson and Anna, Kramer, Sarah Skinner and four step-children: Terry Miles of PA, Kenneth Miles of PA, Lorrie Youngs of MI, Mathew Turner of AZ. He was preceded in death by two sons; Stephen Johnson and Jeffrey Johnson.

Walt owned and operated the Momence Greenhouse for 52 years. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Momence, IL and a past member of the Masonic Lodge. He also is a past member of the Momence School Board and served as board secretary. Walt enjoyed golfing, hunting and traveling.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

19

Nov

10:00 AM 11/19/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Momence

2268 N. State Rt. 1-17
Momence, Illinois 60954

First Baptist Church of Momence
2268 N. State Rt. 1-17 Momence 60954 Illinois
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

19

Nov

11:00 AM 11/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Momence

2268 N. State Rt. 1-17
Momence, Illinois 60954

Military honors will be rendered by the Momence Honor Guard at the committal services.

First Baptist Church of Momence
2268 N. State Rt. 1-17 Momence 60954 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Kankakee Memorial Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

15 S 3000E Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901

15 S 3000E Rd Kankakee 60901 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church of Momence

2268 N. State Rt. 1-17
Momence, Illinois 60954
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