KALONA, IOWA – Foster Johnson, 71, Kalona, formerly of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2006, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
Born December 7, 1934, in Mitchell, he was the son of Hillard and Goldie (York) Johnson.
He was a heavy equipment operator and a US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.
Shirley Johnson, Kalona, Iowa
Debbie Serchia and her husband, Mark, California
Wesley Johnson, Kalona, Iowa
Glenn Carpenter and his wife, Ruby, Phoeniz, Arizona
Belinda Donley and her husband, Walker, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Marianne Blasingame and her husband, Earl, Kalona, Iowa
June Blasingame, Kalona, Iowa
Kathy Maxey and her husband, Dave, Ogallala, Nebraska
Bill Johnson and his wife, Sharon, Frisco City, Alabama
5 great granchildren
His parents; daughter, Rebekah Johnson; brothers, Charles and Ralph Johnson; and grandson, Austin Blasingame, preceded him in death.
Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Port William Cemetery with Pastor Ron Breese officiating. Military honors will be accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home.
Memorial Gifts: Colon Cancer Research