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21 S. Austin Road
Janesville, WI 53548
Phone: (608) 752-2444
Fax: (608) 754-7780
Roger Johnson

Roger A. Johnson

Friday, January 27th, 1950 - Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Obituary

Roger Allen “Slick” Johnson, age 69, of Janesville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Mercyhealth Hospital & Trauma Center surrounded by his family. He was born January 27, 1950 in Springfield, SD, the son of the late Pete & Florence (Stark) Johnson. He moved to Clinton, WI when he was 7 years old. He was a Clinton Cougar, Class of 1968. He moved to Janesville in 1968 and married the love of his life, Vickie L. Lawarance on February 3, 1968. Roger worked at GMAD for 40 years until retiring in 2008.
He loved the Brewers, Badger football and basketball, and gambling at Ho-Chunk, where he met and made many friends.
Roger is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Vickie; his 2 daughters, Lucille (Bradley) Standiford, and Christena (Terry Mills) Dammen, both of Janesville; his son, Brian Johnson, also of Janesville; his 14 grandchildren, Crystal (Dallas) Miller, Brennon (Danielle Johnson) Marshall, Alex (Shania Sheridan) Wood, Erik (Jenna Tibayan) Wood, Austin (Ajiah) Daer, Jeffrey Standiford, Angela Standiford, Bryce (Kersten Edwards) Johnson, Destiny (Allen Thompson III) Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Justin Dammen, Victore Johnson, Bradley Standiford, Jr., Goodwin Standiford, Khalia (Whitney) Lattimore, and Adam Mack; his 9 great-grandchildren; his 2 brothers, Donald (Val) Johnson, and Peter Johnson; his sister, Betty (Kleo) Steffen; and by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including his dear friends, Bea Mack, Orville Kind, and Kelley. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Robert Allen Johnson, his daughter, Donna Lee Johnson, his sister, Mary Ann Coleman, and by his grandparents.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, with Rev. Jerry Amstutz officiating. Burial will follow in Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. on Monday, or from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. on Tuesday at the FUNERAL HOME.
Roger’s family would like to extend their sincerest thanks to the wonderful staff of Mercyhealth Hospital & Trauma Center’s Emergency Department, and especially to Dr. Taylor and his nurse, Cassie!
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
    Address
    21 S. Austin Rd.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
    Address
    21 S. Austin Rd.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
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  • Service

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
    Address
    21 S. Austin Rd.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
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    Officiant
    Rev. Jerry Amstutz
  • Interment

    Location
    Milton Lawns Memorial Park
    Address
    2200 Milton Ave.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53545
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Chris Dammen

Posted at 07:51pm
Dad you are missed so much
You were always there whenever we needed anything
You pushed us to be the best we could be you
Life isn't going to be the same without you here with us
I Love you so much I don't know what I'm gonna do without you
I know you will always watch over us just like you did here in Life
I miss you so much
Love you Daddy give my brother & sister a kiss & hug for me

Lucy Standiford

Posted at 11:12am
My Dad was the first man I ever loved! He always pushed and encouraged me to do my best at whatever I had going on in my life. This man was the most important man in my life. I am so lost without him!! There won't be a day that goes by that I won't be thinking of him. I love you Daddy forever and always!! Fly high with the angels, you finally got your wings!!
 

Vickie Johnson Posted at 12:21pm

Roger and I were married for 51 and a half years. He was the first man I loved except my dad. We went through so much; good and bad. I am so lost without him, it will take a long time to function normally again. I love you honey. Now you are with Robbie and Donna. Give our kids kisses . We'll be together again some day.
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