He was born October 29, 1921, at Conway Springs, KS. the son of Glenn Newton and Lola A. Clemmer
Johnson. He was a locksmith.
He belonged to the United Methodist, VFW, American Legion, Good Samaritan, was in the United
States Army and was awarded the Medal of Valor.
On June 11, 1940, he married Olive D. Smiley at Ness City. She died June 19, 2009.
Survivors include: a son, Robert G. Johnson and wife Dorothy, Alden, MN; three daughters, Sherrill
D. Sallee and husband Robert, Gloria Youngdahl, Glenda Eye and husband Rod, all of Larned; eight
grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.
Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church, Larned with Pastor Wade
Russell presiding and Military Honors provided by Fort Riley Honor Guard. Memorial Graveside Service
will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Ash Valley Cemetery, Ash Valley.
Memorials may be sent to the South Wind Hospice, Pratt, in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477,
Larned, KS 67550. Personal condolences may be left at www.beckwithmortuary.com