Vonard “Dutch” L. Johnson

Vonard “Dutch” L. Johnson

Vonard “Dutch” L. Johnson, 93, of Polo, passed away Friday, February 16, 2024, at his home.

Dutch was born, December 18, 1930, in Byron, Illinois, the son of Henry and Augusta (Fisher) Johnson. He attended Oregon schools, graduating from High School in 1948. Dutch served in the US Army for 2 years during the Korean Conflict. He was stationed at Fort Sam Houston, TX in the Medical Corps as company clerk. After the service he married Joan E. Hill on December 8, 1957, in Oregon. Dutch farmed for several years in Pine Creek Township. After farming Dutch worked as a purchasing agent and production manager for various companies in the area. He was a member of the Open Bible Church in Polo and loved the Lord and his family dearly.

Survivors include his wife Joan; daughter Carrie (Luke) Schier; son Arden (Diane) Johnson; six grandchildren Vonna (Torrey) Pitchford, Branden (Jenni) Johnson, Matthew (Tamara) Schier, Levi Schier, Aaron Johnson and Amanda (Peter) Oksen; seven great-granchildren Arista, Cuyler, Treyvyn and Valena Pitchford, Taya, Cooper and Gunner Schier; along with several Nieces and Nephews

He was preceded in death by three sisters Eloise, Dorothy and Florence; brother Henry.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, February 22, 2024 at the Open Bible Church, 302 S. Franklin Ave, Polo. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 9:30 AM also at the church. Burial will be immediately following at River View Cemetery in Oregon, IL.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to the Open Bible Church in Polo.

Condolences may be sent to pffh.condolences@gmail.com.

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