Waterloo-Richard J. “Dick” Johnson, 76, died January 19, 2010 of comlications of Alzheimer’s diease.
He was born on October 20, 1933 in Dunkerton, Iowa, son of Alzora and Verl Johnson Sr.
He married Kimberly Frazee on May 10, 1983 in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin.
Mr. Johnson attended Dunkerton High School where he excelled in baseball as a pitcher.Â He served in the U.S. Air ForceÂ from 1953-1956 and was employed at Rath Packing Company for 33 years, retiring in 1984.
He is survived by his wife Kim, a stepson, Scott Frazee of Oklahoma City, OK.Â His brother Skip (Kelly) Johnson of Waterloo, four nieces, a son Rick and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Diane Johnson.
Dick enjoyed “buying and selling” cars, watching the Chicago Cubs and Yankees.Â He liked to travel and spentÂ sixteen winters in Texas.Â He had many wonderful friends including those at Windsor and Beacon of Hope.
Memorials services: will be on Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Woods Funeral HomeÂ in Fairbank, Iowa,with inurnment at a later date.
Memorials may be directed to Windsor Nursing Dementia Unit or Beacon of Hope Hospice.