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Ross H. Johnson, 75, of Machesney Park, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Born on January 30, 1943, in Rockford, the son of Clarence and Lucille (Carlson) Johnson. Graduate of East High School class of 1961. Ross married Gail J. Nelson on July 5, 1963 in Rockford. He proudly owned National Hollow Metal and retired in 1990. Ross was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. He was an avid golfer.
Survived by his wife, Gail; son, Mark (Patti) Johnson, Dripping Springs, TX; sister, Lynne Johnson of Machesney Park; granddaughters, Caitlin (Lance) Roe & Rebekah Johnson; great-grandson, Kaden Roe; uncle, Dale (Ruth) Carlson; sister-in-law, Caroline (Don) Swanson; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents; and son, Randall Johnson.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave, Rockford with Reverend Dan Herman officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Burial in Arlington Memorial Park. To honor his son, Randy who passed earlier this year, the family prefers memorials to the Shriners Hospital for Children Burn Care - Galveston, 815 Market St, Galveston, TX 77550.

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  1. Terry Mayborne/Greg Rudeen

    We offer our condolences to Ross's family and loved ones. We are so sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.

  2. Toby & Jan Lindblade

    We were so sorry to hear about the passing of Ross. Our prayers are with Gail and the rest of his family.


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