Jerry L. Johnson

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Jerry L. Johnson Obituary
DUNKERTON, IOWA -- Jerry L. Johnson, 70, of Dunkerton, died Sunday, November 7, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo, Iowa.

He was born April 5, 1940 in Washington Court House, Ohio, son of Herman and Nellie Grandle Johnson. He married Susan Rittenour June 30, 1989 in Nevada, Iowa. He graduated from Washington Court House High School and attended Ohio State University. He served in the United States Army and was employed with Sterling, Inc. (Kays Jewelry) for forty-six years as District Manager.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; a son, Neal Johnson of Las Vegas, Nev.; three daughters, Lisa Johnson of Las Vegas, Melissa (Rich) Tysinger of Waterloo, Iowa and Rebecca (Jed) Van Lengen of Shell Rock, Iowa; five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Richardson Funeral Home, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Burial at Fairview Cemetery, Dunkerton, with military honors conducted by Cedar Falls AMVETS Post #49. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and also for one hour prior to service Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice, P.O. Box 2880, Waterloo, IA 50704-2880. Online condolences may be left at

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Nov. 9, 2010
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