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Services Tuesday for Harold L. Johnson, 89

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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 nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his step-father, Algot Gronwall; and sisters, Betty Rittel and Eileen Smith.

Funeral service 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 Cemetery, Valparaiso.

Visitation will be Monday from 3:00-7:00 p.m.



Posted 9/26/2016




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