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Robert "Bob" Johnson

July 27, 1929 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 91)

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Obituary

Robert "Bob" Johnson, 91, of Wadsworth, passed away peacefully at home on February 8, 2021. He was born July 27, 1929, in Waukegan, to the late Volmer and Mary (Zuidweg) Johnson. On September 3, 1989, in Waukegan, Bob married Vonnie Stiles. Bob was the owner and operator of V. O. Johnson & Son Construction Company his entire life. He was a pilot, a collector of many things, loved the outdoors, was active in winter and water sports, including skiing and deep sea diving. Bob and Vonnie enjoyed traveling to Mexico, Israel and Europe. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Vonnie Johnson; five step-children, Ivan (Vickie) Fuller, Michal-Lynn (Russell) Jakala, Kimberly (Michael) Delaney, Tricia (John) Thodos, and Stephen (Zulma) Fuller; seventeen grandchildren, Natasha, Genevieve, MacKenzie, Ivan "Jack", Logan, Josie, R.J., Ryan, Jack, Grace, Dana, Daryn, Chris, Stephanie, Shannon, Brendan, and Maya; one adopted granddaughter, Nonny; three great grandchildren, Enzo, Elena, and Savannah; two sisters-in-law, Diane Border and Judy (Frank) Simon; two brothers-in-law, Donald "Bud" (Patty) Stiles and James (Peggy) Stiles; cousins, Mary Louise Sorensen, William Sorensen, Beverly Carlson, Jan (James) Sinclair, John (Sara) Sinclair, Lynn Fox, Leigh Feifer-Reisch, Michael Feifer, and Dr. Megan Feifer; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Dan Border. The family has requested NO FLOWERS please. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gurnee Community Church, 4555 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL 60031 or Green Ridge Cemetery, 6604 7th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53143, please reference in the memo "Tree Fund". A private family graveside service will take place at Green Ridge Cemetery in Kenosha, WI. Arrangements entrusted to Sambrano Funeral & Cremation, Gurnee, IL. Please sign the guestbook at LauraSambranoFunerals.com; 847-571-7719. 


Services

Graveside Service

Green Ridge Cemetery
6604 7th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53143

Donations

Gurnee Community Church
4555 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee IL 60031
Tel: 1-847-336-2392
Web: http://www.GCCHOME.org

Green Ridge Cemetery
6604 7th Avenue, Kenosha WI 53143
Tel: 1-262-652-1631
Email: greenridgecemetery@gmail.com

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