Travis S. Johnson

Travis S. Johnson

Travis S. Johnson, 33, of Lafayette, passed away at 9:19 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2013 at I.U. Health in Indianapolis. Born November 13, 1979 in Breckenridge, MN, he was the son of Gary M. and Vicky L. Johnson of Wheaton, MN. He graduated from high school in Wheaton, MN, and College at South Dakota State University in 2002.

Travis married Lindsay R. Besonen on December 5, 2008 in West Lafayette and she survives. He was an engineer for Caterpillar from January 2007 to the present. He enjoyed his work, spending time with family and friends, playing golf and organizing outings, listening to music, playing basketball and volleyball, and traveling. He was a beloved friend, father, husband, son, and uncle.

Surviving with his wife and parents is a son, Gavin A. Johnson; a brother, Dustin A. Johnson (wife, Alexis) of Wheaton, MN and a sister, Amber S. Johnson of St. Paul, MN; grandparents, Merton and Vera Johnson of Wheaton, MN; mother and father-in-law, Bruce L. and Tyann M. Besonen; brother-in-law, Derek Besonen, sister-in-law, Lauren Besonen both of West Lafayette; a niece, Aurora Johnson and a nephew, Hunter Johnson.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor James Barton officiating. Burial to follow at Frances Slocum Cemetery near Peru, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to The Travis S. Johnson Fund c/o Regions Bank. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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Published in the Journal & Courier on Apr. 11, 2013