Kent Ralph Johnston



Date: Fri, January 12, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hudson Community Center
Jefferson at 6th Street, Hudson

Kent Ralph Johnston

Celebration of Life:
Friday, January 12, 2018 from 5-7:00 pm
Hudson Community Center
Jefferson at 6th Street
Lower Level
Hudson, IA 50643

(Funeral home is not involved in services so please send floral deliveries directly to the community center or family)

Kent Ralph Johnston was born September 9, 1937 in Clayworks, Iowa to Donald and Verona (Roberts) Johnston. When he was 7 years old, his family moved to Waterloo. Kent graduated from West High School in 1957. He married Kay Neuhalfen in 1959 and later they were divorced. On May 16, 1992, he married Kathy Richardson. Kent was an accomplished tool and die maker at several area machine shops. He was an avid hunter and fisher. Kent enjoyed feeding and watching the birds. He spent many hours in his garage building things for his home and yard.

Kent Ralph Johnston passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Cedar Valley Hospice Home. He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Donald (Skip), Allen, and Richard; five sisters: Patty Kieffer, Gretchen Watson, Billie Myers, LaDonne Buchan, and Martha Hartman. Kent’s survivors include his wife: Kathy; son: Kris of Cedar Falls; daughter: Betsy of Connecticut; two step-daughters: Jodi (Mike) Cale of Lincoln, Nebraska and Jill (Christian) Swangel of Hudson; eight grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Memorials may be directed in his honor to Cedar Valley Hospice or charity of your choice. Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories assisted the family with the cremation.

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