James Warren Johnson, age
86 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on October 26, 2020.
He was born on September
25, 1934, in La Salle, IL, to William and Helen (Gaede) Johnson, both of
whom preceded him in death.
On April 29, 1972, in Gary,
IN, he married the love of his life, Margaret A. (Kellner) Johnson, who
survives in Chesterton.
He is also survived by his
loving sons, James W. Johnson, Jr., of Chesterton, IN, and Eric M. (Julie)
Johnson of Porter, IN; his grandsons: Patrick Johnson, Austin Stickler,
Dylan Johnson, and Rhys Johnson; his great-granddaughter, Ava Johnson; and
by his brother, William (Fran) Johnson.
James proudly served his
country in the United States Army in Verdun, France, from 1957-1959, and
retired from Bethlehem Steel after dedicating 36 years in the # 1 roll shop.
The family will receive
friends on Monday, November 2, 2020, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., at White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.
Funeral Services will be
held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at 10 a.m., at White-Love Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Angelcrest Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials can be made to the family in Jim's honor. White-Love Funeral Home,
525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN, 46304, will accept contributions by mail or
For the safety of the
family and the community, masks/facial coverings are required at all times
while at the funeral home. Please practice social distancing inside and
outside the funeral home.
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