Harold L. Johnson,
89 of Jackson Township, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016. He was
born March 23, 1927 in Valparaiso to the late Harry and Minnie (Targgart)
Johnson. Harold was a 1945 graduate of Jackson Twp. High School. He was a
veteran of the U.S. Army/Air Force serving in the Philippines as a radio
operator. He retired as an owner/manager of City Service and previously
Skelgas. Harold was a member of the Valparaiso First United Methodist Church
and the Moose Lodge of Valparaiso.
On June 20, 1948 in
Valparaiso, Harold married Ruth Aileen “Corky” DeHaven who survives along
with their children, Sharon (Bob) McCasland of Valparaiso, Sue (Bill)
Andrews of Swainsboro, GA, and Michael Dowd of Indianapolis; grandchildren,
Melissa (Jeff) Ofman, Rebecca (Doug) Barach, and Jessica Andrews;
great-grandchildren, Cadence and Cole Ofman; sisters, Carolyn Youngblood of
San Diego, CA, and Shirley Huber of Valparaiso; and numerous nieces and
He was also
preceded in death by his step-father, Algot Gronwall; and sisters, Betty
Rittel and Eileen Smith.
will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., at Moeller Funeral
Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso with burial to follow at Graceland
Visitation will be
Monday from 3:00-7:00 p.m.