Emery W. Johnson, Jr.

Emery W. Johnson, Jr., 78, of Rolling Prairie passed away December 20, 2021.


He was born February 4, 1943, in Gary, Indiana to Emery W. and Mary Ann (Sitar) Johnson who preceded him in death.


Emery married Jessica Hickman on September 30, 1978, who survives.  They were married 43 years. 


After high school, Emery served his country as a member of the 101st Airborne in the United States Army.  He enjoyed bowling, golf, and softball.  He worked as a lineman for NIPSCO for 37 years.  He was always active. 


He is survived by his wife, Jessica; sons; Dana (Christine) Johnson, Eric (Stephanie) Johnson, and Kyle (Jackie) Johnson; daughter, Amy Johnson; grandchildren, Sophia, Chloe, and Gavin; a sister, Bonnie (Tom) Stroud; and a brother, Terry L. Johnson.  He was preceded in death by brother William Johnson. 


 Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana. 

A celebration of life will be at a later date.


Memorial contribution may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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