Howard Ronald Johnson

26 July, 193617 November, 2021
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Howard Ronald Johnson

July 26, 1936 – November 17, 2021

Howard Ronald Johnson, age 85, of Lakewood, Colorado peacefully passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2021.

Howard was born July 26, 1936, to Carl and Minnie Johnson in Broomfield, Colorado.

The youngest of seven children, he grew up on a family farm in Eaton, Colorado. He graduated from Eaton High School. After high school, he moved to Denver and began working for The Denver Water Department where he spent his entire career and served in the United States Army Reserves.

He married Sharon Ruth Parker on November 28, 1959.The couple had two children and raised their family in Englewood, Colorado. In 1981 they followed their dream of having a home in the mountains and moved to Idaho Springs, Colorado.

His family was always his passion and priority.

His integrity never questioned.

Howard was a blessing to all.

Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Sharon. His parents, brothers Leonard, Carl and Raymond and sisters Lorraine and Shirley.

Survived by his daughter Kari (Bernard) Johnson-Jesse, son Gary Johnson, sister Lucille (Ray) LaGundo, twelve nieces and nephews, great and great greats. Also survived by his beloved dog Parker and parrot Commodore.

A graveside service for Howard will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021, 12:00 pm at Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary & Cemetery, 7777 West 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. Please gather at Block “B” to attend service.

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