Dean Johnson - 89

9/22/1928 - 12/29/2017

Oregon, IL

Dean Johnson, 89, lifelong Oregon resident, died Friday, December 29, 2017 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon after a short illness. Born September 23, 1928 in Oregon, the son of Samuel and Mary (Holmes) Johnson. He was a 1946 graduate of Oregon High School. Married to Melva Jean Lindahl June 20, 1953 in Oregon. Dean was a maintenance machinist at Quaker Oats in Oregon until its closing and then at Elco Tool in Rockford until retiring in 1990. He enjoyed wood carving and working in his yard. Survived by his wife, Melva Jean of Oregon; son, Bruce (Teresa) Johnson of Oregon; daughter, Christine (Ron) Ware of Mt. Morris; grandchildren: Sarah (Mike) Rutlin, Jessica (Ted) Hade, Joseph Cox, Jr., Adam Cox, Aaron (Lexi) Johnson and Abby ( Justin Cotton) Johnson; great grandchildren: Andrew, Skye, Cheyenne, Oren, Silas, Brennan and Landon. Predeceased by his parents nad sister, Georgia Draugelis. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Friday January 5, 2018 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon preceded by a visitation beginning at 10:00am. Pastor David Rogula will officiate. Burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, rural Oregon. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Dean's name may be made to Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon.

Visitation:

10-11AM Friday January 5, 2018 in Oregon FH

Service:

11AM Friday January 5, 2018 in Oregon FH

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