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GROVERTOWN- Martin Aaron Johnson, 62, unexpectedly of natural causes, went to be with his Lord on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.
Aaron was born in Urbana, on Dec. 4, 1954, to Mark D. Johnson and Dora Mae (Campbell) Taylor. He graduated from Seeger Memorial High School in West Lebanon, Ind., and furthered his education by attending Indiana State University to attain two Bachelor Degrees, in Chemical Engineering and Science of Electronics Technology.
He worked as a supervisor in construction near his hometown. He began working for the now Honeywell Corporation in South Bend in 1986, as an aerospace chemical engineer for over 30 years. He tested all aviation brakes and components for over 30 years.
In the Beaver Creek Wesleyan Church in North Liberty, Aaron took as his wife the former Patty A. Norman on May 4, 2014. Here they were active members and he helped start the men's ministry in the church.
He is survived by his loving wife, Patty, and children: Sonja Johnson of Alabama, Kyle Johnson of Alabama and Tasha (Josh Hostetler) Johnson of South Bend; eight grandchildren; his mother, Dora Mae Taylor of Williamsport, Ind.; step-children: Thad (Diana Muraca) Ward of New Jersey and Amy (Frank) Wurst of Kansas; and siblings: Paula (Roy) Thomas of Williamsport, Ind. and Eric (Jason) Johnson of Colorado Springs, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his father; son, Anthony Quentin Johnson; and his step-father, Vernon Taylor.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 24, in Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. EST on Saturday, Feb. 25, in the funeral home with Revs. Steve Cunnington and Steve Runyon officiating. Visitation will resume one hour prior.
Burial will be in the Fletcher Cemetery in Hamlet, Ind.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Save the Storks 10807 New Allegiance Drive, Suite 150
Colorado Springs, CO 80921.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the website: www.johnson-danielson.com.
Published on February 23, 2017
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