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 George LeRoy Johnson

George LeRoy Johnson

Birth
Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA
Death 15 Mar 2012 (aged 95)
Stromsburg, Polk County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 86867979 · View Source
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George LeRoy Johnson, age 95, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away peacefully at the Midwest Covenant Home, Stromsburg, NE, on March 15, 2012. He was born to John George and Helga Marie (Swenson) Johnson on November 11, 1916 at the family farm home near Red Oak, IA.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, LeRoy was preceded in death by parents, one brother, and four sisters. Survived by wife of nearly 71 years, Helen Mae; son, Bob (Jodi) of Stromsburg, NE; son, Jim (Karen) of Westminster, CO; daughter, Pat Trautman (Tom) of Plymouth, MN; one brother, Paul of Alma, NE; one sister, Alice Almquist of Essex, IA; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends. LeRoy was a veteran of World War II (1942-45) crossing the Atlantic 30 times aboard the US Coast Guard destroyer escort, DE-252 Howard D. Crow. After brief stints in milling, banking, and as Postmaster, he worked as a rural letter carrier in Emerson, IA, until retiring in 1981. LeRoy is most fondly remembered for his unique humor, generous spirit, being able to fix anything, and reflecting the love of his Savior, Jesus Christ.

Memorial Services will be held 10:30 AM, Monday, March 19, 2012 at First Covenant Church in Red Oak, IA. Inurnment will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 6-8 PM Sunday, March 18, 2012 at Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Memorials preferred to First Covenant Church, Red Oak.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.





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  • Created by: Marty & Harley
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86867979
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George LeRoy Johnson (11 Nov 1916–15 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86867979, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Marty & Harley (contributor 47240226) .