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Kenneth E. Johnson Jr.

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Born: February 20, 1956

Died: July 01, 2013

Services: Military Honors to follow the visitation.

Visitation: Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 11:00 - 1:30 p.m. at the Koepsell Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road, Beaver Dam.

Kenneth E. Johnson Jr. a resident of Watertown passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 1, 2013 in Clovis, New Mexico from a heart attack at the young age of 57 years.

Kenny was born the son of Kenneth E. and Garnet L. Johnson on February 20, 1956 in Waukesha, WI. Kenny had many great adventures in his life, including being honorably discharged from the U.S. National Guard. He owned and operated his own trucking company, Johnson Brothers Enterprises, Inc. Kenny enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, hunting, and snowmobiling. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was greatly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

Kenny leaves behind many family members including the love of his life, Sherry Olson of Watertown; children: Kelly (Evan Johnson) Schwartz of Helenville, Andy (Jen Elsner, and her children: Peyton and Kylie) Olson of North Prairie, grandchildren: Dalton and Grant Schwartz; god-children: Terry, Heather, Savannah, and Anthony; his brothers and sisters: Jeffrey (Julie) Johnson of Watertown, Duane Johnson of Watertown, Diane Johnson of Watertown, Gregory (Valerie) Johnson of Juneau, James 'Jimmy' (Shari) Johnson of Fort Atkinson and Andrea (Jeffrey) Brown Hillsboro; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Steven and his sister Terri Ann Hill.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Koepsell Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., Beaver Dam with military honors to follow at the funeral home.

Location: Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home- Beaver Dam (Map)

Posted at: 7/16/2013 3:14:10 PM By: Sandi

Email Address: swimbish@wi.rr.com

My thoughts and prayers are with Kenny's family and friends at this difficult time. Always a pleasure seeing him here at D&G and speaking to him on the phone. His optimism and happiness will be missed.

Posted at: 7/13/2013 12:13:14 PM By: Anonymous

Email Address: scarabkv@hotmail.com

They called us the three Musketeers, the three Amigos or the brothers.
We called ourselves friends.
We met as rookies and came up together through the ranks to veterans.
Together we ran a million miles and had just as many laughs.
Pushed through bad weather, marveled at a perfect sunset and as others slept we rode the moonbeams in search of yet another sunrise.
For those who knew you, there will now be some emptiness in those times.
The hard miles are behind you now.
Rest in peace my friend and watch over your brothers as they search for yet another sunrise.

Posted at: 7/12/2013 7:49:54 PM By: Josh Bartz

Email Address: Pinecone2700@tds.net

Our deepest sympathy to the Johnson family. We will all miss him at Pine Cone.

Posted at: 7/11/2013 7:50:28 AM By: Judy Filter

Email Address: judy@dgtransportation.com

My dearest and deepest sympathy to the Johnson family. Ken was truly a wonderful person, always smiling and happy. We will miss him at D&G.
God's Blessings to all.

Posted at: 7/10/2013 3:45:29 PM By: liz cutting

Email Address: lizc@dgtransportation.com

Kenny was a very nice, happy person. He will be missed. It is truly a shame. My deepest sympathy to his family.

Posted at: 7/9/2013 4:56:37 PM By: della casper

Email Address: chefcamaro1@hotmail.com

our thoughts and prayers are with you all. you are in our hearts. god bless all of you!

Posted at: 7/9/2013 1:29:10 PM By: Sue Krueger

Email Address: suek@dgtransportation.com

Kenny will truly be missed. He was always smiling and willing to do his best. My sincere thoughts and prayers for all of Kenny's family and friends.

Posted at: 7/9/2013 12:07:56 PM By: William Feld

Email Address: bill@dgtransportation.com

Kenny will be missed by everyone here at D&G. We always appreciated his cheerful disposition and his big smile left no choice but to smile back. Our prayers and thoughts go out to Kenny's family and friends at this difficult time.

Posted at: 7/9/2013 10:41:48 AM By: Anonymous

Email Address: krystal@dgtransportation.com

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Johnson Family. You've all been through a lot the past few year, Kenny was a wonderful person to be around. Always smiling...will be missed dearly

Posted at: 7/8/2013 9:48:17 PM By: Debbie Vogel

Email Address: ilvwfs@yahoo.com

What a terrible loss. I have lots of fond memories of all the Johnson boys from when we would go visit Aunt Janice and Uncle Charles. Kenny was one of the nicest and kindest boys. I heard lots of kind words and funny stories of his life from Shari, Val, and Greg. (The fantastic 4) lol. My heart goes out to Sari her family and the Johnson family for there loss.

Posted at: 7/8/2013 4:51:59 PM By: Brenda Bellant

Email Address: brendabellant@yahoo.com

My thoughts are with all of you at this very difficult time. Kenny will definitely be missed by all who knew him. God Bless!

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