Leonard C. Johnson death – obituary, cause of death : Leonard C. Johnson 94, of Aurora. Pronounced dead. He passed away peacefully at his home on October 6th 2010.
Leonard was born December 19, 1915, to Ruth and Alfred Johnson on a farm in Smoky Hollow, Iowa. He had a funny and unique personality and was never afraid to show it and his friends loved that about him. He was described by his friends as someone who was always ready for a laugh.
He had served in the United States Army in Europe during WWII, after the war, he gain employment into the West Aurora School District where he was employed for many years.
Cotton was a much-loved character who touched the lives of so many with his big heart, wisdom and greatness, His pleasures were simple, His needs were few. If his family was happy, He was too. He gave us love in the fullest measure, Care, devotion and memories to treasure. He shared our dreams, hopes and tears.
He was a loving husband who was best known for his infectious sense of humor and making everyone laugh. he was greatly admired for his athletic abilities in school and he passed his love and passion for sports down to all his children.
He is survived by his daughters, Ida Rhea, Ann Sheagren, Mary Preston, Lynette McAley, eight grandchildren, Bob Rhea Jr., Chuck Rhea, Sam Sheagren, Jennie Maloney, Genna Preston, Joanna Preston, Elizabeth McAley, Matthew McAley, and nine great grandchildren.
Cause of death:
The circumstances surrounding the actual cause of death had not been made public as at the time of writing this report.
Family will be receiving guests on Monday October 11th 2010 from 4:00pm to 7:30 pm at Dieterle Memorial Home 1120 S. Broadway Ave. Montgomery, IL 60538. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday October 12th at Holy Angels Church, Aurora. Interment will follow at Mt. Olviet Cemetery. Dieterle Memorial Home 630-897-1196.