Lawrence “Larry” J. Johnson, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at his residence. Lawrence was born in Racine on January 26, 1925, son of the late Gordon and Ann (Nee: Heidenreich) Johnson.
Survivors include his loving wife of sixty-seven years, Marie; his children, Mark S. Johnson and Lynn M. Johnson; brother, Louis Johnson; brother-in-law, John (Sarah) Greco; sister-in-law, Ruth Greco; and many, many, dear nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Patrick Bever. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Rev. Gordon Johnson, Edward (Charlotte) Johnson, Earl (Ione) Johnson; sisters, Violet (Jack) McCarthy, Mabel (Pete) Psculus, Sr. Dorothy Johnson; and brother-in-law, Robert Greco; and sister-in-law, Dolores Johnson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave., on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Ricardo Martin officiating. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Saturday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m.
Special thanks to the Hospice Alliance staff for the special care given to Larry by: Connie, Sr. Sarah; caregivers, Julie, Tammy; nurses, Jamie, Pam and Nancy. God Bless all of you for the love shown to Larry.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St. Racine (262) 634-7888