George Elmer Johnson, age 89 of Prescott died peacefully at home on April 22, 2022 surrounded by his family. George was born May 6, 1932 to George and Laura Johnson. He graduated Hudson High School in 1951. George served in the National Guard from September 1952 to August 1955 and the Army from August 1955 to May 1957 and the Reserves until 1960. On May 9, 1959, he married Stella Reinardy. Their union blessed them with four daughters, Joleen, Jaci, Carol and Diane.
George worked at 3M Chemolite in Cottage Grove for 38 years before retiring. George has been a member of St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Prescott for 48 years.
George is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Stella, daughters Jaci (Tony), Carol (Todd), Diane (Eric), grandchildren Christine, Anthony, Kiley, Bailey, Michael, Ashley, and 6 great-grandchildren; brother Theodore (Lorraine); sister Arlene Croes. George was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Joleen, brothers Lynn and Vern, 2 sisters-in law Trudy and Betty, and a brother-in-law Don.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00am Friday, April 29, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish: 269 Dakota St. S, Prescott, WI 54021 with Father Kevin Louis and Deacon Jerry Rynda officiating. A Visitation will be from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish. As well as one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Services entrusted to O’Connell Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Prescott, www.oconnellfuneralservices.com, 715-262-5404