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Johns, Benjamin

Benjamin "Ben" Johns



Age 41, died April 9, 2016. Benjamin Earl Johns was born on June 9th, 1974 in Humboldt, Iowa. He resided in rural Luverne and Dakota City, Iowa until 1983, when he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico with his family. He graduated from Del Norte High School and then University of New Mexico, with a degree in biology. Ben worked in the family business in Albuquerque for many years.

Ben had a brilliant mind and was an avid reader, as well as a moviephile. A beautiful smile and wonderful sense of humor were his trademarks. He was a talented artist who blessed his family with his works.

Surviving Ben are his father Lenard Johns; mother Lisa (Worthington) Johns (Brian Moore); sister Maria Johns (Amaru Robinson), all of Albuquerque, New Mexico; his grandmother Elizabeth Worthington of Humboldt, Iowa; aunts and uncles: Mike and Patty Worthington of Humboldt, Iowa, Coleen and Terry Denefe of Ottumwa, Iowa, JoEllen and Jim Maxwell of Chandler, Arizona, and Garnet and Connie Johns of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Six cousins also survive him.

Preceding Ben in death were his grandfather Robert Worthington of Humboldt, Iowa, and grandfather and grandmother Earl and Doris Johns of Luverne, Iowa.

A private service and memorial are being held in Ben's honor in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 16, 2016
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