A public visitation with his family for Russell Johnson, 69, of Jefferson will be held Friday, September 11, from 5 to 6 PM at Brown Funeral Home and followed by a Elks Memorial Service. Private burial will be held at the Jefferson City Cemetery. Public visitors are requested to wear face masks. Russ passed away August 28th at his home.
He is survived by his wife, Dee, five children, Martin (Kim) Johnson of Wisconsin, Phillip (Jama) Johnson of Grundy Center, Tammie (Doug) Carey of Hampton, Dawn (Chad) De Vries of Waukee and Julie Gunderson of Hampton, two brothers Steven and Gregory and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to hospice or two of Russ’s favorite Jefferson Elk’s Projects; “Dictionaries for grade schools” or “Books for Reading”.