Arvid G. Johnson Jr.

Arvid G. Johnson Jr., of Waukesha, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, in Prairie Village, Kan., at the age of 82. He was born in Beloit, the son of Arvid Sr. and Edith (McAffee) Johnson. 

After serving his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Arv was a technical writer for most of his working career. He had many interests, which included photography, bird watching and music. 

He will be deeply missed by his daughter, Wende (Patrick Fair) Anderson of Menomonee Falls, and grandchildren, Nathan, Erin, Keith, Kevin and Melanie.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Arlys, and his parents. 

Special thanks to his sister-in-law and her husband, Patricia and Dean Davenport, and family in Kansas for the loving care they gave to Arv.

Visitation will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. A military service will begin at 3 p.m. at the funeral home, provided by D.J. Martin American Legion Post No. 8 of Waukesha, with full military honors to follow.  

Memorial donations may be made to Kansas City Hospice (please send to the funeral home address above).  

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.

(Freeman - Oct. 30, 2009)