Kenneth Eugene Johnson
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Kenneth Eugene Johnson , Age: 88
July 30, 1928 -- May 09, 2017

Kenneth E. Johnson, 88, passed away May 9, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 12 at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to KU Endowment Association for benefit of KU Cancer Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160 or Alzheimer’s Association, 3846 W. 75th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66208.

Ken was born July 30, 1928, the son of Alfred and Grace (Abbass) Johnson, in Buffalo Center, IA. He joined the United States Army during World War II and attained the rank of Corporal. He married Dorothy M. Lemon on August 15, 1948 in Baltimore, MD. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the University of Kansas. Ken taught 6th grade for 21 years; retiring in 1989 from the Kansas City, KS Public Schools.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; all nine of his brothers and sisters and their spouses; and daughter, Kendra Brown. He is survived by his daughters, Dr. Wendy Johnson Donnell and husband Don; Brenda Zimmerli and husband Cary; and Cindy Johnson; grandchildren, Jeremy Zimmerli and wife Heather, Jenni Mandala and husband A.J., Lindsay Tinberg and husband Brian, Nicholas Donnell and wife Ashley, Laura Donnell, Stephen Donnell and Simone Brown; and great-grandchildren Max, Emme, and Evie Tinberg, Jonah and Juliana Mandala, and Hannah Zimmerli (expected in July). In addition, he leaves behind sisters-in-law Ruth Todd (Lane), Bert Matthews (Mrs. Max), Nicki Lemon (Mrs. Leon), and Lois Lemon (Mrs. Al).

Additional Service: Visitation
Location: Wyandotte United Methodist Church
Address: 7901 Oakland Ave
City: Kansas City
State: Kansas
Zip Code: 66112
Date: May 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM -11:00 AM
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
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Additional Service: Memorial Service
Location: Wyandotte United Methodist Church
Address: 7901 Oakland Ave
City: Kansas City
State: Kansas
Zip Code: 66112
Date: May 12, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
Google Map: Click Here to see Location on Map.

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