Harold P. “Harry” Johnson
Harold “Harry” Johnson, 80, of Onalaska, WI passed away peacefully at home on May 11, 2023. He was born on July 19, 1942 in Hillsboro, WI to Forrest and Erma (Ebert) Johnson.
Harry graduated from Aquinas High School where he met his wife, Carol. On May 4th they were married at Saint Pius X Catholic Church in La Crosse. This year they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family. Together, they had two children, Tony and Chris. For over 30 years, Harry worked at the Company Store. He started his career in the shipping department and worked his way to Cutting Room Manager.
During their married life, Harry and Carol enjoyed family trips with the kids visiting different states . One of their favorite vacations was in Jamaica. Many weekends were spent going on road trips, golfing, and family get-togethers. After retirement, they looked forward to wintering annually in Florida with close friends. Harry was an avid Packer and Brewer fan. He enjoyed tailgating at the Brewer games with a large gathering of friends and family. His dedication to his family, kind heart, and gentle spirit will be missed by all that knew him.
Harry is survived by his wife Carol, daughter, Chris Kakuska of La Crosse; sister, Jenny Soller of La Crosse; brothers, Bob (Lynn) Johnson of Onalaska, Tom Johnson and Mike Johnson of La Cosse; sister-in-law, Diane (Tim) Oliver of Onalaska; brother-in-laws Rich Thomas of La Cosse, John (Becky) Berzinski of La Crosse, Bryan (Joan) Berzinski of Onalaska; many nieces and nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his son Tony; parents Forrest and Erma Johnson; sister Arlene Dornbusch; in-laws Joe and Marge Berzinski; sister-in-law Gail Thomas; and brother-in-law Mike Soller.
The family would like to thank the staff of Saint Croix Hospice. The care provided to Harry and support given to us during their visits was immensely appreciated.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church 1031 Main St, Onalaska, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 1:30 pm. Coulee Region Cremation Group in Onalaska is assisting the family.