Dennis R. Johnson Sr., 71 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Anderson Hospital.
Dennis was born on June 27, 1946 in Granite City, Illinois; the son of the late Floyd and Gloria (Rainwater) Johnson. Dennis was the Loss Control Director for Murphy Company Mechanical Contractors and Engineers in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a member and served on the Safety Committee for the Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Missouri and enjoyed being outside fishing and working in his garden with his wife, Jan. Dennis loved to spend time with his family and will be remembered for all the special times they shared together.
Dennis is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Janet “Jan” (Heiman) Johnson, whom he married on May 3, 1969; his children, Dennis R. (Andrea) Johnson Jr. of Granite City, Illinois, Stacy (Tom) Niesciur of Edwardsville, Illinois; his grandchildren, Hayley (Michael) Hipp, Madison Niesciur, Avery Johnson, Aiden Johnson; his great-grandchildren, Jai Hipp, Eden Hipp; his brother, Kevin (Jadie) Johnson; his sister, Stephanie (Craig) Sudholdt.
In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by his sister, Pamela Groboski.
Friends may call on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of Dennis’s life, services will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Danny Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville, Illinois. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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