Michael Jon JohnsonMichael Jon Johnson passed away unexpectedly, after a brief illness, on Sunday, May 26, at the age of 66, surrounded by family and friends.
Michael Jon Johnson passed away unexpectedly, after a brief illness, on Sunday, May 26, at the age of 66, surrounded by family and friends.
Mike was born on Oct. 11, 1946 in Carlton, Minn.
He attended Esko High School. At a young age Mike set out on one of his life’s many adventures heading to Southern California and ultimately found his home in Northern California, where he and his wife of 42 years Marilyn lived.
One of Mike’s proudest achievements was becoming a Fire Fighter/Paramedic. Mike was one of the first Paramedic’s in Northern California. Additionally, Mike managed the Fire Fighter’s Professional Rodeo, helped develop the “Toys for Tots” program, and found delight in dressing up as Santa Claus for the children. Mike was known for working cross word puzzles in ink, his quick wit, sense of humor and storytelling abilities which entertained his many friends. Mike retired from Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District after 31 years of faithful service.
Mike was preceded in death by his father Arnold Johnson; and grandson Sean Michael Correa.
Mike is survived by his mother Astrid; wife Marilyn; sons David, and Glenn; daughter Beth Correa; his son-in-law Tony; grandsons Nick Correa, USAF; Collin Johnson, and granddaughter Cassie Terflinger-Johnson. He is also survived by brothers David, Tim, Scott; sisters Karen, Wendy, Patti, Donna and many nieces and nephews.
INURNMENT: has been held. Arrangements were handled by Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home in Placerville, Calif.
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