Arnold E. Johnson, Brodhead, WI (1928-2014)
August 28, 1928 - July 11, 2014
Arnold E. Johnson, age of 85, passed away on July 11, 2014, in his home, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on August 28, 1928, in his home in Pecatonica, IL, to Oscar and Ethel (Eckburg) Johnson. He married the love of his life, Joan H. Carlson, on Aug. 28, 1954, in Rockton, IL. Arnold was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in the Korean War. Arnold and Joan farmed in Avon, and Spring Grove Township, most of their lives.
Arnold is survived by his wife, Joan; children: Rodney (Betty) Johnson, Susan Dodge, Randy (Kim) Johnson, all of Brodhead, WI, and Roger (Cheri) Johnson of Juda, WI; a brother, Frank (Judy) Johnson of Pecatonica, IL; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Nancy; and a son-in-law, Mike.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Brodhead, WI. Burial will be in the Durand Cemetery, Durand, IL. Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the D.L. NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, BRODHEAD, WI. A memorial fund will be established. Online condolences may be made at www.dlnewcomerfuneralhome.com