HEMET, Calif. - Milton "Mike" A. Johnson, age 88, resident of Hemet, Calif., for 10 years, formerly of Riverside for 20 years, passed away Aug. 17, 2007, at home due to natural causes.
Mike was born Feb. 2, 1919, in Hammer, S.D. He was an optician and retired from Bingham Optical, Wik and Corwin, Benson Optical. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII as a staff sergeant. He was a member of the Elks and Hope Lutheran Church. He lived in Minnesota from 1946-1962.
Mike is survived by his wife, Arlene Johnson; daughter, Sue Johnson; brother, Orion Johnson; sister, Leona Jacobson.
Mike served in the Army Air Corps during WWII as a staff sergeant. He was a member of the Elks and Hope Lutheran Church. He lived in Minnesota from 1946-1962.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marcella Johnson in 1993; parents, Carl and Hanah Johnson; brother, Joel Johnson; grandparents, Anna and Peder Johnson.
Graveside services will be Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 2 p.m. at Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Eye Bank.
Arrangements are with Arlington Mortuary.
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