Dan ”Shadow” Johnson, 83, a resident of Calumet passed away on Sunday March 15, 2020 at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.
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He was born on December 5, 1936 in Laurium to George and Impie (Ruotanen) Johnson. He attended the Calumet Schools before moving to Highland Park, where he graduated from Highland Park High School in 1955.
Dan worked for Vickers, Volkswagon, And Granters Marine as a Parts Manager. He then worked for Dan Riutta Contracting and started Johnson Painting.
In the summers you could find him playing softball or horseshoes.
On July14, 1956 he was united in marriage to Carol Aho.
He was a member of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Calumet.
He is preceded in death by his parents George and Impie Johnson, his brothers Earl, Robert, David, Peter and Phillip, two sons Thomas and Hans, and his great granddaughter Ina Anderson.
He is survived by:
His wife: Carol
Sons: Keith (Kathryn) of Laurium
Ken (Teresa) of Calumet
Kevin of Calumet
Rodney (Maria) of Laurium
Glenn (Kim) of Laurium
Renee Frantti of Calumet
Brenda (Vincent) Niemela of Calumet
Danita (Phil) Sturos of Bootjack
30 great grandchildren
3 brothers: Paul (Judy) Johnson of Detroit
Michael (Judy) Johnson of Cokato, MN
Mark Johnson of Detroit
With the new Executive Order from the Governor, concerning the covid-19 and public gatherings, the visitation and public service will be postponed. Future date to be determined.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.