June 17, 1928 - November 12, 2008
ALLEN JOHNSON FOSTER CITY- Allen S. Johnson age 80 of Foster City passed on to eternal life on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford, MI., where he had been a patient for three weeks fighting a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born in Foster City on June 17, 1928 the son of the late Swan and Anna Johnson. Allen attended Long Fellow School and graduated from Felch High School in 1947. He was employed with the Peterson Estate as a woods worker for two years. He then served his country in the U.S. Army 1st Engineer Aviation Battalion from 1950 to 1952 in San Antonio, TX. After serving in the Army he was employed as a pulpwood jobber for Kimberly Clark Corp. from 1952 to 1967 and then with the Dickinson County Road Commission from 1967 to 1990 at which time he retired. Allen was united in marriage to Shirley Robinette in July 30, 1955 in St. Joseph Church in Foster City. They made their home in Foster City where they raised five children. Allen was an active member of St. Joseph’s Church in Foster City serving on the parish council and as a Eucharistic minister for 13 years. He also worked as the church custodian for 18 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and of the Dickinson County Sportsmen’s Club. Allen was an avid fisherman and hunter and looked forward to being at hunting camp each deer season with his boys. Allen is survived by his wife Shirley; his children Joseph (Kristy) Johnson of Satartia, MS, Lana (Mark) Ostlund of Bark River, Rod (Michelle) Johnson of Vulcan, Dan (Darlene) Johnson of Kingsford, Larry (Rhonda) Johnson of Felch; grandchildren Tyler, Amanda, Stephanie, Erica, Cory, Abby, Zachary and Jenna; and his sister Ina Johnson of Hardwood. He was preceded in death by his parents Swan and Anna Johnson and his granddaughter Rachel Ostlund. Family will greet friends on Monday, November 17 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Foster City. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Raymond Valerio presiding. Interment will follow at the Foster City Cemetery, with the Felch-Breen V.F.W. Post #4803 conducting graveside services.
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