Edwin Johnson

Thursday, April 4, 2002

Visitation for Edwin M. Johnson, 82, of Aurelia, was Wednesday, April 3, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia, services and burial was private.

Edwin died Monday, April 1, at the Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee.

Edwin Marshal Johnson was born September 13, 1919, the son of Charles and Rosalia (Larsen) Johnson at Aurelia. He attended school in Aurelia graduating in 1940. He was in the Army Air Guard during WWII. Edwin married Anna DeLoris (Pete) Peterson on April 5, 1947 at the Methodist Parsonage in Aurelia. To this union three children were born: Kathryn, Marsha and David. Ed was a self employed carpenter in Aurelia his entire working career. Ed enjoyed his grandchildren, fishing and watching his garden grow.

Preceding Edwin in death were his parents, wife DeLoris in 1999 and brothers Albert, Alfred and Wilfred Johnson.

Survivors include his three children, Kathryn and her husband Robert Matthews of Dorsey, IL., Marsha and her husband David Caffrey of Ankeny, and David and his wife Sue Johnson of Aurelia, five grand children: Ryan and Matt Caffrey and Jeremy, Tanner and Kelsey Johnson, and other relatives and friends.