William (Bob) Johnson died on December 19, 2018 at the home of his son in Florida at the age of 87. He was born on March 31, 1931 in Prentice, Wisconsin to William and Marie Peters. His mother died when he was two years old and his father was absent from the family. He never knew his parents. He was taken in as a foster child at the age of six by Arthur and Olga Johnson in the town of Spirit, Wisconsin and later adopted by them. He is survived by his wife Dolores and children William, Jr. of Niceville, Florida, Jennifer (Scott Stevens) Johnson, Ogdensburg, Wisconsin, Kim (Rodney Blache) Twiggs,Arabi, Louisiana and a sister Elsie of De Pere, Wisconsin, also by 9 grandchildren, Heather, Melissa, Nicholas and Elizabeth, Andrew, Matthew and Joshua, Calla and Casey and 12 great grandchildren and other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, 4 brothers and his adoptive sister. He spent 4 years in the Navy during the Korean War and several years in New Orleans where he met and married his wife before moving to Wisconsin and lived many years in Prentice and Waupaca before moving to Florida.
A Memorial service will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:00 PM at McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home, Niceville, Florida