Sigvard G. Johnson

September 29, 1921October 8, 2021

Sigvard G. Johnson, age 100, of Sarasota, Florida passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021. Sigvard was born September 29, 1921 in Sweden of Finnish Parents.

In 1938, Sigvard moved to the United States from Sweden. Sig Served in the United States Army from 1942 until 1945. He taught skiing with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale Colorado. He also served with the 99th Infantry Bn.

Sigvard was honored by the Norwegian Government-received decoration from the Kingdom of Belgium Royal Decree "The Fourrage 1940" and also from France, "The Knights of the Region Honor.

Sigvard was a licensed Funeral Director/ Embalmer for SCI for many years until he retired in Chicago, Illinois. He then moved to Florida for retirement. Sig worked with E.S.L. in Sarasota and as a member of the First Baptist Church in Sarasota, where he taught Sunday School for some years and also delivered meals on wheels for some time.

Sigvard is survived by his sister Siv (Louis) Domato and many nieces and nephews and by his lifetime family Andrew and Zachary Shiff in Massachusetts.

He is preceded in death by his devoted friend Willard Puffer.

Sigvard will be laid to rest at Palms Memorial Park on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10 AM with Military Honors.

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October 10, 2021

Sig will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. He was a very special man. Ron and I were privileged and honored to have him as our friend. RIP dear Sig!!! With love, Arlene and Ron Klein