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Obituary for Steven L. Johnson
Steven L. Johnson, 89, of Frederic, WI, formerly of Siren, passed away at his home on March 22, 2017.
He was born May 13th, 1927 in Rockford, IL to Florence and Irving Johnson. After graduation from high school, he enlisted in the Army. He served from August 28, 1945 to April 1, 1947. At discharge his rank was Private First Class. While stationed in the Philippines, he was selected as one of the honor guards for General MacArthur's return. Steven was also an expert marksman.
He returned to Rockford and later married Irene Sauer on March 6, 1953. They lived in Rockford, IL for several years. In the Spring of 1957 they moved to the Siren, WI area and bought a small resort on Mudhen Lake. They owned the resort for many years. Steven enjoyed it there very much, as he loved to fish. There he made many lifelong friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Glenn; many relatives and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Irene; his son, Michael (Marilyn); his daughter, Elaine Thomas (Scott); grandson, Bradley Thomas; and granddaughter, Rachel Thomas.
A Private Interment will be held at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner where he will receive full Military Honors.
You are invited to leave condolences, memories and photos at www.rowefh.com . Arrangements are entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic (715-327-4475) and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown, www.wicremationcenter.com .