Thursday, May 03, 1990

Obituary: Gary Johnson

"Seaman Gary Johnson Dies in Vietnam Action"

MADISON, WISCONSIN (May 3, 1969) - Seaman Gary Alan Johnson, 21, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton M. Johnson, 3725 Hammersley Ave., was killed in action Wednesday (April 30, 1969) in Vietnam.

He was a 1965 graduate of Central High School and a member of Glenwood Moravian Church.

Surviving besides his parents are a brother, Kim, and a sister, Laurie, both at home, and his grandmother, Mrs. Milton Johnson, Sr., 501 Olin Ave.

Arrangements are pendng at the Frautschi Funeral Home, 3610 Speedway Rd.

Note: The above was taken from the May 3, 1969 Obituary Section of the Wisconsin State Journal. At this time, obituaries were still “news stories,” written by newspaper staff, not families.

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