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Roy Raymond Johnson service Wednesday

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Roy Raymond Johnson of Valparaiso and Chesterton passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at his home. He was 66.

Born on Feb. 8, 1943 in LaPorte, he was the son of Raymond and Mary (Jensen) Johnson. On Dec. 10, 1971, he married Barbara Sibbrell, who survives.

Also surviving are daughter Kimberly Ellen McDowell of Chesterton; son Roy Raymond Johnson (wife Dapheny) of Westville; son in-law, Tom McDowell; mother and stepfather Mary and John Mitchell of Valparaiso; grandchildren Keeley McDowell, Farrah McDowell, Hannah McDowell, Mathias McDowell, Trent Johnson, and Samuel Johnson; and sisters Betty Ann Troup, Rosemary Kiersma, Peggy Sharpe, and Edie Pinnow. He was preceded in death by his father.

Roy was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked as an inspector.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at the Porter Community Building. Cremation will be at Angelcrest Crematory in Valparaiso. For information, call 462-7033.



Posted 12/14/2009