Posted: June 2nd, 2016

1160_CS59Kyyx_Ronald Johnson cropped


Ronald K. Johnson, beloved husband of Janet, passed away peacefully at Edith Cavell Care Centre on Sunday, May 29, 2016.

Ron is survived by his wife Janet of 56 years, daughter Denise (Gary) Gross, son Gregory (Tracey), grandchildren Ryan Gross, Chad Gross, and Blaire Coates.

Also left to cherish his memories are sister Doreen Potvin, brothers Frank (Laura) Johnson; William Alfred (Rose) Johnson and half-brother George (Barbara) Wilson; plus, many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Sidney Earl & Dora Mildred Johnson, his half-sister Lillian Allen (Wilson), and half-brother Robert (Eva) Wilson.

Ron joined the Army in 1957 and spent 6 years in the Signal Corps. He returned to Lethbridge in 1963 and worked for B-Line Transport. In 1964 he became a Firefighter for The City of Lethbridge, retiring in 1990 as Captain.

His spare time was filled by doing odd jobs for others, golfing, curling, gardening and enjoying time spent at the family cabin at Sylvan Lake. He greatly enjoyed the company of family and friends while camping in the 5th-wheel. Ron and Janet enjoyed many winters in Arizona.

The family would like to thank the staff at Edith Cavell Care Centre for their kindness and care of Ron.

A private family graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 4th at 1:00pm at Mountain View Cemetery.

Friends are asked to join the family in the sharing of memories at Grandview Village (20- 3rd Street S.) on Saturday, June 4th from 2-4pm.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice.

5 Condolences for “JOHNSON Ronald”

  1. Alan and Teresa Carter says:

    Keeping you in mind during these difficult days. God bless you all.

  2. Doug and Geraldine Place says:

    Sending our condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers from all of us here in Viking.

  3. Kathleen Wilson McNicol says:

    Our heart felt sympathies are with Aunt Janet and family at the loss of their beloved husband, father and grandfather. You will be deeply missed Uncle Ron.

  4. Bill & Bonnie Josephison says:

    Ron was always polite and caring to me . the chats we has were all great . my regret is that I never outright told him how much I admired him.

  5. Janice and Laurie Butler says:

    So sorry to hear about your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Leave a Condolence