Earl Wallace Johnson, 75, died Monday, January 7, 1991 in the Preston Hospital.
Born August 3, 1915 in Preston, son of Wallace J. and Emma P. Bright Johnson. Married Alta Beal, December 10, 1937, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died October 11, 1975. Married Roxie Mortensen, June 2, 1979, Provo LDS Temple. Worked for Utah Power & Light for 34 years as a lineman and trouble shooter. High Priest in the Preston 2nd Ward. Had been a ward clerk and in the Elders Quorum Presidency.Survived by his wife; daughter and son, Mrs. Donald (Tona Rue) Basgieter, Ogden; LeRoy Johnson, Preston; five stepchildren, Kay Mortensen, Payson; Roxane Hale, Sandy; Lee and Neal Mortensen, both Salt Lake City; Fern Caka, Provo; six grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, LaVon and Mervin, both Ogden. Preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral Services Thursday, January 10, 12 Noon, Preston 2nd Ward, Bishop Leo Geddes, conducting. Friends may call Webb Funeral Home in Preston, Wednesday evening 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m.
Burial: Whitney Cemetery.
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