Charles Robert “Bob” Johnson

Charles "Bob" Johnson


Date: Mon, March 20, 2017
Start time: 10:30 am
United Methodist Church of Gladbrook
715 Lincoln Street, Gladbrook
Arrangements By:
Overton Funeral Home, Traer


Charles Robert “Bob” Johnson

Charles Johnson Navy Photo

Charles Johnson Navy Photo

Memorial Service:
Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:30 am
United Methodist Church of Gladbrook
715 Lincoln Street
Gladbrook, IA 50635

Charles Robert “Bob” Johnson was born June 27, 1925 in Garwin, Iowa, son of Harold & Myrtle (Dunn) Johnson. He attended Garwin Schools graduating from Garwin High School with the Class of 1943. Following graduation, Bob was married to Esther Landt. He was drafted into Military Service and served in the United States Navy with basic training in Farragut, ID and being stationed in Bremerton, WA. Following his service, Bob returned to Iowa farming in Garwin, Beaman, then Gladbrook. He and Esther finally purchased their own farm near Lincoln, Iowa, in 1960. Bob raised hogs and was able to provide most of his own veterinary services through the years. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards (Cribbage with Esther), drinking coffee with his friends in Lincoln, and playing golf.

Bob passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Westbrook Acres of Gladbrook at the age of 91 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved Esther; a son, David Johnson; a brother, Lloyd “Gordon” Johnson; and 2 sisters, Mildred Haanel and Helen Rahn. Bob is survived by his son, Gary (Debra) Johnson of Gladbrook; a daughter, Sharry (Larry) Storjohann of Marshalltown; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and other friends and family.

Flowers may be sent directly to the United Methodist Church of Gladbrook and memorials may be directed to the family.

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