Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson

Des Moines

Jeremiah Eldon Johnson, an army veteran of three deployments, passed from this earthly life due to an auto accident February 15, 2013, and in to the arms of his Lord and Savior.

Surviving Jeremiah are his son, Johnnathan "J.J." Eldon Johnson; father, Duayne "D.J." Eldon Johnson; twin sisters, Amy and Melissa Johnson; grandmother, Shirley Erickson; step-father, Michael Sarppo; grandfather, Ray Grabill; other loving relatives and many special friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Vicky (Bentley) Sarppo; grandmother, Irene Grabill; grandfathers, Kenneth Bentley and Frank Erickson; uncles, Steve Johnson and Dale Hayes and aunt, Brenda Mitchell.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th St. At a later date, a motorcycle procession will transport Jeremiah to his final resting place at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery where military honors will be rendered. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses. On-line condolences may be directed to

D.J Johnson and Erickson family service for Jeremiah E. Johnson

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3911

Published in Des Moines Register from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, 2013