Service Date April 8, 2019
Funeral Services honoring Gary’s life will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home, 3720 39th Avenue. Private interment will take place in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.
Gary F. Johnson, age 81 of Kenosha, passed away at Froedtert South-St. Catherine’s Hospital on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, with his loving family at his side.
He was born on March 30, 1938 in Whitehall, WI to the late Francis O. and Clarice (Linnell) Johnson.
Gary married his high school sweetheart, Linnet Lee in 1956 and they were blessed with 62 years of marriage.
Starting in November, 1958, he began employment with American Motors Corporation. After 38 ½ years of service, he retired from Chrysler Corporation on April 30, 1997.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and camping with his wife and children. Gary was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
He is survived by his wife, Linnet Johnson and sons, Randall Johnson of Kenosha, Steven (Denise) Johnson of Cottage Grove and David Johnson of Kenosha.
He is further survived by his grandchildren, Tara, Adam, Amanda, Aimee and Michael; his great grandchild, Lilith; his sister, Dorothy Fremstad; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Brenda Johnson; a son, Robert Johnson; and a sister, Margaret Wood.