September 12, 1959 – November 22, 2013
John Allen Johnson, 54 of Centerville, Iowa, died on Friday, November 22, 2013 at Golden Age Care Center, Centerville. He was born on September 12, 1959 in Centerville, Iowa the son of Vern William and Elizabeth “Betty” Annette (Wilson) Johnson.
As a child, John grew up in rural Unionville, Iowa. John and his mother later moved to Ottumwa, Iowa where he attended Smith Warren School, Center of Hope, and Tenco.
John is survived by: his mother, Betty Johnson of Centerville; two brothers, Richard Johnson and his wife, Yvonne and Russell Johnson and his wife, Christy all of Unionville, Iowa.
In death, John joins his father, Vern Johnson; a sister, Kathy Johnson; paternal grandparents, Claus and Dora Johnson and maternal grandparents, Dell and Lucy Glen Wilson.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation for all the caregivers and facilities that helped to make John’s daily life comfortable. The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Ottumwa ResCare, Center of Hope, Tenco Industries and most recently the current staff of Golden Age Care Center, Mercy Hospital and Mercy Hospice of Centerville.
The body has been cremated and a graveside memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the Unionville Cemetery in Unionville, Iowa with Patty Self officiating. Memorials can be made to the Unionville Cemetery may be mailed to the family at 10043 Bison Trail, Unionville, Iowa 52594
The Schmidt family funeral home is in Centerville, Iowa has been entrusted with caring for the Johnson family at this time and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.comInformation provided by: Schmidt Family Funeral Home 501 North 18th Street Centerville, Iowa 52544 641.856.8661 www.schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com