Richard ‘Dick’ J. Johnson
Jan. 5, 1936 — July 17, 2015
Richard “Dick” J. Johnson of Waukesha died on Friday, July 17, 2015, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 79. He was born in Stone Bank on January 5, 1936, the son of Peter and Elsie (nee Petersen) Johnson.
On November 3, 1962, he married Gladys Aspenes.
Dick worked for many years at Jack Griffin Ford as a mechanic and then as a service technician for Century Link. His passion was cars, especially Ford Mustangs, which he loved. He enjoyed racing stock cars at the Hales Corners Speedway and other local race tracks.
Dick loved restoring cars and helping people with their cars. He also enjoyed racing boats on the Fox River and playing in the Oconomowoc Legion Band, but most of all he loved being with his family.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 52 years, Gladys of Waukesha; their daughter Tammy (Steve) Jenson of the Town of Waukesha; and his two grandchildren, Ryan and Erika Jenson. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Shirley Johnson.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Seasons Hospice for the care and kindness extended to Dick and his family.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 19, from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the 4:00 p.m. funeral service at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S.
Grand Ave., Waukesha. A private burial will be held on Monday at Prairie Home Cemetery.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family.
For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or please visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.