Obituary of Garry Marvin Johnson
Garry Marvin Johnson
(March 12, 1944 - September 20, 2022)
Garry Marvin Johnson of New Norway, formerly of Kingman, passed away on September 20, 2022 at the age of 78. He was born on March 12, 1944.
Garry grew up on the family farm south of Kingman. When Garry was about ten years old, the family moved to Kingman, where he attended school. He later attended Round Hill high school. Garry then went to Lakeland College in Vermilion, Alberta, for three years.
After college, he went to work at the Camrose Seed Plant. Later he spent thirteen years buying grain for the Alberta Wheat Pool in Butze, Chauvin, Ribstone, and New Norway. Garry then started working for Rainbow Pipeline at Rainbow Lake, Alberta. He stayed with them for twenty-six years, until his retirement at 61 years of age. After his retirement, Garry worked for a few farmers around the New Norway area.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Kathy; daughter Nadine "Kid" (Bill) Landals of New Norway; his chosen grandchildren Kenadie, Kaylee, and Karsten; nephews Darin (Kathryn) Johnson, Russ (Leanne) These, and Kurtis Sieben; nieces Amanda (Evan) Baird, and Melissa These; great-nephews Colby and Brett; sister-in-law Tery (Bruce) Sieben; brother-in-law Ron (Sue) These; and numerous cousins, family, and friends.
Garry was predeceased by his parents John and Ingrid Johnson; brother Ken Johnson; and nephew Ryan Johnson.
A funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2022, from the Burgar Memorial Chapel, 4817 - 51 Avenue Camrose with Rev. Brian Hunter officiating.
If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Garry's memory may be made to St. Mary's Hospital-Palliative Care Unit 2.