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Emery D. Johnson

June 21, 1924 October 24, 2020
Emery D. Johnson
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Emery D. Johnson, age 96, of Fremont, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Nye Pointe.

Emery was born June 21, 1924, to Walfred and Irene (Johnson) Johnson, in Oakland. Emery attended and graduated from Oakland High School in May 1943. Emery entered into the Navy June 1943 and served until April 1946, when he was honorably discharged. Emery married Mary Larson August 5, 1949, at Elim Swaburg Lutheran Church. To this union were born two children, Gerald and Katherine. Emery was employed with Northern Natural Gas Company for 32.5 years before retiring.

Emery and Mary enjoyed mowing lawns for residents in Oakland in their early retirement. Emery enjoyed listening to Mustache Joes Polka tours on Sunday's. Emery especially enjoyed spending time with his family, and drinking coffee with his friends at Hy-Vee.

Emery is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and 1 sister.

Survived by his wife Mary of 71 years, children Gerald (Sandra) Johnson of Fremont, Katherine (Bruce) Goolsby of Elkhorn, grandchildren Dusty (Nikki Christensen) Menking, Andrew (Jen Nelson) Johnson, John (Kristin) Goolsby, Emily (Jameson) Wiebold, 8 great grandchildren and many other family and friends.

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