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Roman G. Johnson

Roman G. Johnson, age 90, formerly of Alexander, passed away Friday June 27, 2014 at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton.

Funeral services for Roman G. Johnson will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday July 1, 2014 at the First Reformed Church in Alexander. Pastor Phil Arnold will officiate. Burial will take place in the Alexander Cemetery east of Alexander.

Visitation for Roman G. Johnson will be held from 4:30 – 6:30 P.M. Monday June 30, 2014 at the Dugger Funeral Home, 111 Luicks Lane South in Belmond and will continue one hour prior to services on Tuesday.

Roman George, the son of C.C. and Johanna (Sporra) Johnson, was born on January 12, 1924 at home near Alexander. Roman grew up in the Alexander area where he attended school through the 8th grade. Roman then began working with his father farming. Roman married Wilma Schmidt on February 25, 1947 and started farming on his own. Roman also helped Westaby Trucking for 17 years. He later bought his own semi-truck and trailer in 1973. After retiring, Roman went to work for Yohn Ready Mix in Belmond for several years. Roman was baptized and joined the First Reformed Church in Meservey in 1948 and later transferred to Alexander First Reformed Church.

Besides spending time with his family, Roman enjoyed trucking and farming. Upon retirement, he enjoyed fishing, playing golf, and camping with friends. Roman and Wilma enjoyed several years wintering in Arizona.

Roman is survived by his two daughters Pamela (Terry) Meyer of  Thornton and Nancy (Bill) Schermer of Clarion; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister Verna Kramer of Minnesota; two sisters-in-law Donna Johnson of Meservey and Shirley Faaborg of Clear Lake.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; son Larry; three brothers John, Virgil and Merlin; and two sisters Irene and Jennie.

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Service

Date: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Time: 10:30 am
Where: First Reformed Church
214 Brown Street, Alexander, Iowa 50420
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