Eltiste-Kaiser Web Site
Coat of Arms
Ralph DeWayne Johnson
Born - Wednesday, April 17, 1940
Albion, Boone County, Nebraska
Died - Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Boone County Health Center
Albion, Boone County, Nebraska
Ralph D. Johnson
Ralph D. Johnson, 72 of Albion, Nebraska passed away Wednesday,
July 11, 2012 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.
Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 14, 2012,
at the United Methodist Church in Albion with Reverend K. F. Kaleuati officiating.
Levander Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph DeWayne Johnson, son of Ralph Carter and Opal Maxine (Seigal) Johnson,
was born on April 17, 1940 in Albion, Nebraska. He received his elementary
education in Albion Public Schools and graduated from Albion High School in 1958.
He enlisted in the United States Navy and served until his honorable
discharge on February 14, 1963.
Ralph was then married to Beverly Van Buren and they lived in Fulton, New York.
To this union four children were born: Troy, Jay, Ralph Carter and Dorothy.
While in New York, he was employed with Nestles Chocolate Factory.
In time they divorced and Beverly later passed away.
Upon his return to Nebraska in 1984, Ralph worked painting the Catholic Church
and doing many odd jobs around Albion. He then began working for
Sullivan Motors in Albion. On July 2, 1988, Ralph united in marriage to
Mary (Morrison) Oates at the Methodist Church in Albion. They made their
home in Albion. On September 4, 1997, Mary died as a result of an automobile accident.
Ralph loved watching car races. He was a hugh NASCAR fan as well as a
local Boone County Raceway fan. He also enjoyed fishing and being outdoors.
Most early mornings you could find him at White Star Oil enjoying
coffee with his buddies or grabbing a break afternoons at Thrifty way with the gang.
Ralph is survived by his 4 children: Troy Johnson and wife Mary Beth,
Jay Johnson and wife, Robin, Ralph Carter Johnson and wife Cathy,
and Dorothy Fenske and husband Andy, all of New York;
several grandchildren; 8 siblings; Bob (Norma) Johnson of Omaha;
Karen (Ed) Kelley and John (Donna) Johnson, both of Albion;
Marilyn (Dave) Huebner of Kamrar, Iowa; Donna Eltiste of Flower Mound, Texas;
Tim (Rhonda) Johnson of Lexington; Linda (Terry) Shaw of Central City, Nebraska;
Susie (Clayton) Wenburg of Lexington.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Rex,
and his 2 wives, Beverly and Mary.
1st Wife - Beverly (Van Buren) Johnson
Son - Troy Johnson
Son - Jay Johnson
Son - Ralph Carter Johnson
Daughter - Dorothy Johnson
2nd Wife - Mary (Morrison) Oates Johnson
Married - July 2, 1988
Died - September 4, 1997
Sister - Karen (Johnson) Kelly
Brother - Robert Johnson
Brother - John Johnson
Sister - Marilyn (Johnson) Huebner
Sister - Donna (Johnson) Eltiste
Brother - Tim Johnson
Brother - Rex Boyd Johnson
Born - Thursday, August 12, 1954
Died - Wednesday, June 27, 1979
Sister - Linda (Johnson) Shaw
Sister - Susan (Johnson) Wenburg
Father - Ralph Carter Johnson
Mother - Opal Maxine (Siegal) Johnson
Home Kaiser Eltiste Fink Rohrs
Johnson-Seigal Family Index
Family Thumbnail Photo Gallery Index
Last Up-Date 07/19/2012 01:26:00 PM