Obituary photo of Wilmer Johnson, Topeka-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

Wilmer Johnson

1921 - 2013
Obituary photo of Wilmer Johnson, Topeka-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

Wilmer Johnson

1921 - 2013

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, November 22, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Service:
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church, 731 SW Buchanan, Topeka, KS 66606
Interment:
Mount Hope Cemetery
4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka, KS 66604

Interment:
Mount Hope Cemetery
4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka, KS 66604
Wilmer Johnson, 92, of Topeka, passed away November 20, 2013. He was born July 12, 1921, in Osage City, the son of Adolph and Henrietta Johnson. He was a graduate of Osage City High before serving in World War II from 1942-1945 in the Army Medical Corps. He received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service. Wilmer worked for McCaigs Inc. and McElroy Inc. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where he served on the property committee; American Legion; and Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 441.

On October 21, 1950, in Longmont, Colorado, he married Evelyn Ross. She survives. Other survivors include three children, Craig (Alexandra) Johnson of Minneapolis. Minnesota, Kathleen Johnson, MD (Fernando Burstein, MD) of Marietta, Georgia, and Rod Johnson of Burnsville, Minnesota; four grandchildren, Larisa Johnson, Ross Johnson, Sarah Burstein, and Mario Burstein; and sister, Ruby Burgat of Prescott City, Arizona.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 731 SW Buchanan, Topeka. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-7:30 p.m. today at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church or Grace Hospice.

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Wilmer Johnson, 92, of Topeka, passed away November 20, 2013. He was born July 12, 1921, in Osage City, the son of Adolph and Henrietta Johnson. He was a graduate of Osage City High before serving in World War II from 1942-1945 in the Army Medical Corps. He received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service. Wilmer worked for McCaigs Inc. and McElroy Inc. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where he served on the property committee; American Legion; and Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 441.

On October 21, 1950, in Longmont, Colorado, he married Evelyn Ross. She survives. Other survivors include three children, Craig (Alexandra) Johnson of Minneapolis. Minnesota, Kathleen Johnson, MD (Fernando Burstein, MD) of Marietta, Georgia, and Rod Johnson of Burnsville, Minnesota; four grandchildren, Larisa Johnson, Ross Johnson, Sarah Burstein, and Mario Burstein; and sister, Ruby Burgat of Prescott City, Arizona.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 731 SW Buchanan, Topeka. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-7:30 p.m. today at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church or Grace Hospice.

To leave a special memory of Wilmer, please click the "Share Memories" button above.

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, November 22, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Service:
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church, 731 SW Buchanan, Topeka, KS 66606
Interment:
Mount Hope Cemetery
4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka, KS 66604

Interment:
Mount Hope Cemetery
4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka, KS 66604

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