|Kenneth H. Johnson|
|February 22, 1933 - January 07, 2011|
|of Rock Island, Illinois|
|Visitation: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, January 09, 2011 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, IL|
|Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 10, 2011 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, IL|
|Interment: January 10, 2011 at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island |
| Kenneth H. Johnson, 77, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, January 07, 2011, at his home.|
Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Burial with military honors will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.
Kenneth was born February 22, 1933, in Prophetstown, IL, a son of Herman Johnson and Bertha Cherry Johnson. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He married Deborah S. Frye Rosenthal on August 4, 2001, in Colona, IL.
Kenneth worked for Deere & Co. for 30 years. He retired as a forklift operator in 1992.
He enjoyed visiting the area riverboats and spending time with his dog, “Sassy”.
Survivors include his wife, Debbie Johnson, Rock Island; children (and spouses), Cathi (Monte) Hawley, Mediapolis, IA and Kenneth W. (Vicki) Johnson, Arizona; stepchildren, Scott (Shannan) Hawkins and Steve (Laura) Hawkins, all of Davenport, IA, Lisa (Scott) Cook, Moline, Jack Rosenthal, Rock Island, and Dennis (Kristi) Rosenthal Jr., Luzerne, IA; 6 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brothers, Richard (Pat) Johnson, Davenport and Carl (Diann) Johnson, Florida; and special friends, Johanne, Jeanette, Ruth and Rosie.
Kenneth is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Don Johnson, and sisters, Mary Ann Clark, Dorothy Scheper and Rose Gravert.
Kenneth was an up beat person. really enjoyed working ar Deere with him all those years. God bless you all! My prayers are with you.
-- Diana McIntire
In this time of sorrow, you have my understanding of losing a loved one. I am sure my father, Don (his brother) met uncle Kenny at Heavens gate.My prayers are being sent to the family as they cope with this heavy burden. Uncle Kenny was always a big part of my childhood. I will always remember his laugh and that thick head of wavy hair!He is now home and at eternal peace. He will be missed by family and many friends. He was well known in Rock Island. Navy salute Uncle!!!!
-- Tereasa (Johnson) McCalmont
Kenny was a good friend to my Dad and my Mom. When my father passed away in 2006 Kenny called my Mom on a regular basis to make sure she was okay, something she appreciated and enjoyed. My thoughts and prayers go out to Kenny's friends and family. May God Bless you all.
-- Mark Troutwine