James "Jim" Johnson Bettendorf, Iowa Died on Friday, February 17th, 2017
9:30 to 10:30 am Monday, February 27th, 2017 Weerts Funeral Home
10:30 am Monday, February 27th, 2017 Weerts Funeral Home
Cemetery: Davenport Memorial Park
James A. Johnson, age 71, of Bettendorf, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport. Services will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly and Jersey Ridge in Davenport. The family will greet friends from9:30 am until the time of the service. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park, with honors being conducted by the Vietnam Veterans of America Post 299. Memorials may also made made to the VietnamVeterans Post in Jim’s name.
Jim was born in 1945 in Davenport to Harry and Alvera Johnson. He graduated from Davenport West High School and then attended Vocational School for communications. Jim enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Europe from 1970 to 1972. After being honorably discharged he attended Iowa State University graduating in 1976.
Jim worked for Mid American Energy for over 30 years as a field communications technician in the Des Moines area. He enjoyed ham radios and most especially in later years watching the stock market.
He is survived by his brother, Jack (Joyce) Johnson; nephews, Joel (Diane) Johnson, and Jay (Pam) Johnson; nieces, Dawn (Jeff) Reynolds, and Doreen Kuzara. Also surviving are special friends, John and Susan McKee, and their daughters, Sharon McKee and Laura Scott.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by a sister, Judi Crisci.
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