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Daniel Johnson

Daniel James Johnson

Saturday, December 5, 1936 - Sunday, March 15, 2020
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Dan ”Shadow” Johnson, 83, a resident of Calumet passed away on Sunday March 15, 2020 at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.
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
49 grandchildren
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.
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Posted at 12:09pm
Good memories of Dan Carol and family, always felt I was still part of family, my thoughts and prayers for all of the family Peace and love to all Sharon Hagman

Bill Hendrickson

Posted at 09:40am
Got to know "Shadow" through horseshoes. He was a team member and captain. Always had something to say that would make you laugh. My deepest sympathies to Carol, Rodney (former horseshoe partner) and the rest of the family. Bill Hendrickson

Norm and Cathy Ruonavaara

Posted at 01:50pm
So sorry for your loss he was truly a wonderful person and will truly be missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

JoAnne Stefanac

Posted at 09:48am
So very sorry to read of your dad's passing. Losing one's father is one of the hardest things in life, no doubt. Please know we send you our deepest sympathies during this time of grieving for the whole family.
Dave and JoAnne Stefanac

Corrine Leppen Posted at 10:46am

So sorry for your loss of husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather. Our deepest and most heartfelt sympathies, Carol and Family. Unable to attend visitation or funeral as we are in CA visiting Jeff and Jennifer. The Johnson Family is in our thoughts and prayers. God’s Peace. Corrine (Leppen) & David Hand David and Kristin Leppen and Family Jeff and Jennifer Leppen

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