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24-05-09, 19:53
EMIL JOHNSON 16 September 1926 - 21 May 2009

Emil Johnson of Vancouver, WA passed away on 21 May 2009. He was born on 16 Sept. 1926 to Armas Arthur Nikupeteri and Aina Johanna Haapanieimi.

Emil was a veteran of World War II.

He enjoyed dancing, fishing, reading, traveling, playing games, learning Finnish and spending time with his family.

Emal was a member of the Hockinson Finnish Lodge [U.F.K.B. & S.] * , The American Legion and the Elks Club.

Emil is survived by his wife of six months, Margaret Harlow Johnson; his children, Jim Slothower, Jack Slothower, Angela Decker, Randy Johnson, Jeffrey Johnson; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of 55 years, Mary Johnson; brother, Olli; and sister, Hilda.

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday 27 May 2009 at 12:30 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, WA.

Donations may be sent to Ray Hickey House in Vancouver, WA.

Please sign his guest book at: columbian.com/obits

*United Finnish Kaleva Brothers and Sisters Yhdistyneet Suomalaiset Kaleva ja Sisaret-Liitto