Ron Johnson, age 60 of Perry, IA passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at his home in Perry. A Celebration of Life will be held later in Marathon, IA. Memorials will be given to family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. 

Ronald "Ron" Kelvin Johnson was born on March 11, 1959 at Storm Lake, IA to Glenn Elmer and Irene Frances (Belding) Johnson. He graduated from Laurens-Marathon High School with the class of 1977 and then attended Iowa State University. He was united in marriage to Laurel Jones and they later divorced.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Marathon, IA. He was a huge fan of the Iowa State Cyclones, rarely being seen without an Iowa State ball cap. Attending the 2013 NCAA basketball tournament was a highlight. He was very happy that the men’s basketball team won the Big 12 Tournament Championship this year.

In death, he rejoins his parents Glenn and Irene, a sister, Karen Duggan and three brothers, Russell, Richard and Robert (who died in infancy).

Left to cherish Ron’s memory are his sisters, Darlene Foss and husband, Gary, of Grand Junction, CO; Marlene Johnson of Perry, IA; Carol Johnson of Perry, IA and Marilyn Johnson of Marathon, IA; two nephews, Kevin Duggan and wife, Darcy of Austin, TX and Brady Duggan of Austin, TX; niece, Jennifer McFadden Allen and husband, Gregory T. Allen of Walla Walla, WA; cousins and many friends.

Forever loyal, forever true.


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