Obituaries

Obituaries

Jess Johnson 1926 - 2014 DeSoto, KS

Jess Johnson, 87, of De Soto, KS passed away Jan. 20, 2014. Memorial services will be on Jan. 25, 2014 at 11:30AM at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, 32665 Lexington Ave, De Soto. Friends may call from 10-11:30 at the Chapel. A private graveside at De Soto Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to De Soto VFW, P.O. Box 54 or De Soto Rotary Scholarship Fund 9890 Kill Creek Rd. De Soto, KS 66018. Jess was born Aug. 22, 1926 in Tonganoxie, KS. He was a WWII Veteran. He married Donna Kirby in 1948. He worked at De Soto State Bank for 45 years until retirement. He is preceded in death by: Wife Donna, 2 sisters Maxine Pinkelman and Eleanor Gulley and brother Robert “Pete” Johnson. Survivors include: Daughters Marsha (Rick) Reeves of Olathe, KS, Debbie (Mike) Dean of Ottawa, KS and son Gale (Cheryl) Johnson of Olathe, KS, 6 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Condolences may be expressed at cedarcrestmc.com. In charge of services: Cedar Crest Memorial 913-583-1002.
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