July 13, 1919 ~ February 12, 2022
Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado
Service for Vernon Johnson:
Vernon J. Johnson passed away on Feb. 12, 2022, at the age of 102. He was the son of immigrants from Finland, Mary Irene (Lindstrom) Johnson and Andrew Johnson. Preceded in death by wife, Jenny (Baylis) Johnson. Survived by daughter, Debbie (Doug) Tihonovich; sons, John Johnson and Christopher Johnson; grandson, Devin Tihonovich; and special cousins, Pamela (Jim) McCormick, Kim Bauman and Talan Bauman of Denver.
Vernon was a WWII veteran who served in Japan, Australia, New Guinea and the Philippines.
He retired from CF&I Steel Corporation after 34 years. He loved playing golf and played up into his 90s. Vernon was a member of Rocky Mountain Baptist Church. Special thanks to Sangre de Cristo Hospice for all their support.
Viewing 9:30 a.m., followed by the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 18, in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel. Private interment with military honors. Memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the charity of your choice. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com