November 27, 1945 – August 3, 2012
Jerald Johnson, age 66, of 912-13th Street, died August 3, 2012, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.
His body has been cremated and Memorial Services will be Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall with Rev. Gary Sneller officiating.
Burial of his cremains will be in the Boone Memorial Gardens.
Jerald was born in Boone on November 27, 1945, the son of Roy and Darline (Ahrens) Johnson.
He graduated from Boone High School in 1963 and enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1966 serving during the Vietnam War.
Jerald was employed for 34 years at Iowa State University in the janitorial department.
He loved fishing and he also enjoyed hunting, cooking, listening to Elvis music, and visiting Prairie Meadows.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Larry Johnson.
Jerald is survived by a brother Ron Johnson and wife Becky of Boone; a sister Carmen Turner and husband Dan of Ames; two nephews: John Turner and wife Heather and Marcus Johnson and wife Lisa all of Ankeny; a niece Melanie Kauten and husband Jeremy of Waterloo; great nephew Caleb ‘CJ’ Turner; great nieces Keely Kauten, Tabatha Kauten and Carly Kauten, and Katelynn Johnson; and an uncle Arnold Ahrens of Boone.
Friends may call at the funeral chapel Friday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. where the family will be present.
Friends may also call Saturday from 8 a.m. until service time.
In memory of Jerald, memorials may be directed to the family.Information provided by: Schroeder Memorial Chapel, Inc. 1006 6th Street Boone, IA 50036 www.schroedermemorialchapel.com