Le Mars, Iowa, formerly Marcus, Iowa
Alan Lee Johnson, 56, of Le Mars, formerly of Marcus, passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 at his home surrounded by family.
Services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5 at the Earnest-Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus, with public visitation from 2-6 p.m. and family present from 4-6 p.m. Burial will be at a later date. Alan’s family has entrusted Earnest-Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus with the arrangements. Condolences can be sent through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com
Alan was born Feb. 24, 1961 in Le Mars to Harold and Kathy (Rassel) Johnson. He was raised on the farm and attended Marcus schools. After high school, Alan served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Korea and Temple, Texas. After four years, he was honorably discharged and attended Temple Junior College for a degree in electronic data processing. Alan was a systems analyst at Tyson Foods and had been with Tyson for almost 23 years.
Alan was an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast, purchasing his Fat Boy in 1995. He golfed men’s league in Marcus and enjoyed golfing with his brother, son and son-in-law during the summers. In the summer of 2014, Alan purchased his Baja boat and could be found on the water any chance he got. He loved to take his friends and family out on the Missouri River to Okoboji, Iowa and Yankton, S.D.
Those left to cherish his memories are his daughter, Katie (Matt) Hinders and their daughter, Maddox of Cedar Falls, Iowa; son, Andrew Johnson of Kingsley, Iowa; mother, Kathy Johnson of Marcus; brother, Greg Johnson of Le Mars; sister, Becky (Rog) Letsche of Scurry, Texas; sister, Amy Johnson of Des Moines; significant other, Deana Giuliano of Le Mars; ex-wife, Kathy Johnson of Kingsley and nieces and nephews.
Alan was preceded in death by his father, his grandparents and a number of aunts and uncles.