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James Warren Johnson

Born: Tue., Sep. 25, 1934
Died: Mon., Oct. 26, 2020


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 02, 2020
Location: White-Love Funeral Home


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Tue., Nov. 03, 2020
Location: White-Love Funeral Home


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       James Warren Johnson, age 86 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on October 26, 2020.  He was born on September 25, 1934 in La Salle, IL to William and Helen (Gaede) Johnson, both of whom preceded him in death.
 
       On April 29, 1972 in Gary, IN, he married the love of his life, Margaret A. (Kellner) Johnson, who survives in Chesterton. He is also survived by his loving sons, James W. Johnson, Jr. of Chesterton, IN and Eric M. (Julie) Johnson of Porter, IN; his grandsons: Patrick Johnson, Austin Stickler, Dylan Johnson, and Rhys Johnson; his great-granddaughter, Ava Johnson; and by his brother, William (Fran) Johnson. 
 
       James proudly served his country in the United States Army in Verdun, France from 1957-1959, and retired from Bethlehem Steel after dedicating 36 years in the # 1 roll shop.
 
       The family will receive friends on Monday, November 2, 2020 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.  Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 10 a.m. at White-Love Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Angelcrest Cemetery.
 
       In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family in Jim's honor.  White-Love Funeral Home 525 S 2nd St, Chesterton, IN 46304 will accept contributions by mail or in person. 
 
For the safety of the family and the community, masks/facial coverings are required at all times while at the funeral home. Please practice social distancing inside and outside the funeral home.


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Russ and Dawn Duty
   Posted Thu October 29, 2020
We have so any happy memories at the baseball games for Austin and Justin. Russ would talk baseball and the boys to Jim all the time while us ladies chatted in the bleachers. He was such a wonderful man and he loved his grandchildren! Blessings to the whole family! Russ and dawn

Chuck and Gerri Warren
   Posted Thu October 29, 2020
We pray that the God of all Peace will keep you in his loving arms and the hope

of life eternal will be a blessing. We will see your Dad again.

..... "And the Peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard
your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." Phillipians 4:7

Chuck & Gerri Warren



Gretchen F Gaede
   Posted Fri October 30, 2020
We are so sad to hear of this loss. So many laughs shared over the years. He will be missed by anyone that ever came into contact with him. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of the family. Much love, Gretchen and Ryan

Debbie (Gaede) Blennerhassett
   Posted Sat October 31, 2020
Jim was a larger-than-life person, and an incredibly loving family man. I feel so fortunate that he was not only my cousin, but also my friend. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to Jim’s family at this time of tremendous loss. He will live in our memories forever.

Debbie (Gaede) Blennerhassett

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