Obituary: Harvey Arthur Johnson

A memorial service for Harvey Arthur Johnson, 79, a Carson City resident for the past four years, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Gardnerville.

Mr. Johnson died Aug. 18, 2003, at home. He was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Broken Bow, Neb., to James C. and Mary Loretta Johnson.

He married Dorothy Irvine Aug. 30, 1946, in Marysville, Kan.

Before moving to Carson City, he lived in Lincoln, Neb.

Mr. Johnson was a professional musician and the band leader and drummer for All That Swing. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

He served in the U.S. Air Force as an air traffic controller.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Louie.

Among his survivors are his wife of 56 years; daughters and sons-in-law Jan and Lanny Lemburg of Minden and Crisy and Dave Wright and Retta and Steve Hall, all of Zephyr Cove; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Diane Johnson of Minden; grandchildren Chad and Shell Lemburg, Karen Givich, Casey Wright and Shauna and Tanya Johnson; great-grandchildren Dalton, Lauren, Kylie and Abby Lemburg; and 12 nieces and nephews.


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