LA CROSSE — James H. Johnson, age 92, died Monday, September 8, 2014, at Locust Grove Village Nursing Home in La Crosse, Kansas.
He was born May 30, 1922, in Paragould, Arkansas, to Frank L. and Martha Faye (Dixon) Johnson.
He married Frances (Allison) on January 16,1946 in Carmi, IL. She died on April 4, 2004.
He was a farmer for a few years in southern Illinois then moved to Colorado in 1957. He worked as a mechanic on the titan missile for the Martin and Marietta in Littleton, CO for nine years. He moved to La Crosse, Kansas in 2000 , and was a member of the First Christian Church of La Crosse, Kansas.
He was a WWII Navy veteran and lived the last four years at the Locust Grove Village in La Crosse, Kansas.
Survivors include one son, Larry K. Johnson, Rush Center, KS; one daughter, Linda Mastroni and husband, Leonard, La Crosse, KS; three grandchildren, Sheila Sizemore and husband, ,Pastor Mark, La Crosse, Sarah Pfannenstiel and husband, Adam, N. Kansas City, MO; James Mastroni, Hays, KS; two great grandchildren, Mark Sizemore and Amada Sizemore.
He was preceded in death be his parents; wife; one grandson, Shawn Alan Mastroni; two brothers, Daniel and Arthur Johnson; one sister Emma Burton-Sanchez; and one infant brother, Thomas James Johnson.
Service are 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 12, 2014, at the First Christian Church, 619 Oak Street, La Crosse, Kansas. Burial in La Crosse City Cemetery with military honors by the Navy Funeral Honors Burial Detail.
Memorials to First Christian Church, La Crosse, KS or Rush County Relay for Life. Cline’s Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd Street, Hays, Kansas 67601 is in charge of services. Condolences can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.