Joshua A. Johnson, 38
Joshua Johnson, of Saukville, passed away Sunday, August 24, near his cabin in Wausaukee, Wis. following an ATV accident. He was 38 years old.
Josh was born August 20, 1976 in River Falls, the son of Dave and Joan (nee Marsh) Johnson. He was a 1995 graduate of Port Washington High School. On May 24, 2007, he was united in marriage with Renee Gosse in Napa, Calif. He worked for Ozaukee County in the maintenance department. Josh was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Grafton, and a previous member of the Port Washington Fire Department. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved being up north at his cabin, 4-wheeling, hunting and fishing. Since high school, he enjoyed sports, especially football. Josh enjoyed spending time with his family, and was a proud father, uncle and godfather.
Josh is survived by his wife, Renee, and their children: Joslynn and Jacob. He is further survived by his parents, Dave (the late Carol) Johnson of Hammond, Wis. and Joan (Jon) Hoogenakker of Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; parents-in-law Roger and Ruth Gosse of Sheboygan, Wis.; sister Angela (Rick) Lathrop of Port Washington, Wis. and brothers: Dave (Tami) Johnson of Deer Park, Wis. and Mike Johnson of River Falls. Other family members include 4 nieces: Amelia, Aaliyah, Sophia and Briana; aunts and uncles: Idell Johnson (Jim Anderson), Larry (Judy) Johnson, Trudy Johnson, the late Wendy Johnson, Julie (Gene) Kolasinski, the late Steve (Peggy) Johnson, the late Brad (Connie) Johnson, Doug (Shelly) Johnson, Julie (Bob) Bushey, Jim (Judy) Marsh and Debbie (Dennis) Faust; cousins; other extended relatives; and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Lynn and Irene Johnson, Ray and Dorothy Matzek, Clyde Marsh and Carita Gosse.
A Memorial Service was held at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 29, at Eernisse Funeral, 1600 W. Grand Ave in Port Washington. Pastor Scott Kruse will officiate. The family received visitors at the funeral home on Friday from 3-7 p.m. In Josh's memory, casual clothing is encouraged, especially camouflage and Packer apparel. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to an Educational Fund being set up for Joslynn and Jacob.
The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com .