Richard L. Johnson, Jr
Richard L. Johnson, Jr., 58,
of Waupun, died Saturday, August 23, 2014 as the result of an automobile
Richard was born March 9,
1956 in Milwaukee the son of Richard Sr. and Loretta Grunert Johnson. Rich served in the US Navy in Vietnam. On August 18, 1979 he married Diane Rector in
Hartland and the couple lived in the Pewaukee area before moving to the
Oakfield/Waupun area where they raised their family. Richard was previously employed by Federal
Mogul of Waupun as a quality engineer.
In 2008 the couple moved to the Houston, TX area where he continued
working. In 2014 they returned to Waupun and Rich was employed by TST Thermal
Spray Technologies in Sun Prairie, WI as a quality manager. Rich loved to spend time with his family and ride
his motorcycle with his sons.
Richard is survived by his
wife, Diane Johnson of Waupun; two daughters: Theresa (Tony) Watts of
Greendale, and Heather (Jamie) Henderson of Oshkosh; two sons: Justin (Linda)
Johnson of Beaver Dam, and Richard III (Lindsy) Johnson of Oshkosh; eleven
grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a sister, Renee (Theodore) Siecinski of
Hebron, IN; a brother, Leonard (Kay) Johnson of Racine; his father and
step-mother, Richard, Sr. and Kay Johnson of Fox Point, WI; and his mother-in-law,
Judy Klosky of Delavan.
He was preceded in death by
Funeral services for Richard
L. Johnson Jr. will be held Friday, August 29, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen
Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Jeff Brower officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery
in Waupun where American Legion Post 210 of Waupun will perform military rites. Friends and relatives of Richard L. Johnson,
Jr. may call on the family on Friday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the
time of service.
In lieu of flowers a memorial
has been established in Richard’s name.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home
of Waupun and staff are serving the family.
Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further
information and to send condolences.