Robert R. Johnson
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Robert R. Johnson, 86, passed away on June 16, 2013 at his home in Schurz, NV. Robert was born in Round Valley (Bishop), CA on October 7, 1926 the eldest son of Robert and Deborah (Brown) Johnson. Bob's youth was spent in Schurz and he graduated from Fallon H.S.. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II. Bob met Gladys Gummow and they were married in Sparks. Bob and Gladys made their first home in Carson City and in 1961 they moved to Alaska. They returned and settled in Bob's hometown of Schurz in 1977. Bob was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is survived by his wife, Gladys; his ten children and niece, Sigrid Kohler, Elizabeth (Wendell) Rigby, Robert (Sandy), Norman (Janice), Deborah, John (Ginger), George, Sterling, James (Laura), Mary, Loren (Tori); his 29 Grandchildren and 44 great grandchildren; his two brothers, Bill and Wayne Johnson; and many nieces and nephews. Bob's funeral service will be held 10:00 am, Friday, June 21, at the Schurz Tribal Gym in Schurz. Burial will be in the Schurz Cemetery. The family will meet friends at the gym beginning at 9:00 am on Friday prior to the service. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at www.FRFH.net, sympathy cards may be sent direclty to Gladys from this site. Arrangements are under the direction of Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home, 25 Hwy 208 Yerington, NV 89447 (775) 463-2911. The family would like to thank the Walker River Tribe for the wonderful support and help they provided. They would like to thank the XL Hospice for the help provided by the caregivers and their gracious support. And the family would like to thank all friends for the support and prayers given.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on June 20, 2013