Dennis Irving JOHANSON


Dennis Irving

1928 – 2014

Dennis was born on July 20, 1928 at Sylvan Lake and passed away peacefully at the Extendicare Michener Hill on January 1, 2014. Dennis was the second oldest son of Carl and Julia Johanson of Burnt Lake. Dennis enjoyed playing hockey and was the goalie for the Burnt Lake hockey team for several years. Dennis farmed until the early 1970’s and then became a trucker, moving to Penhold. He married Patricia Fitzpatrick in 1976 and became a stepfather to her four children. Together Dennis and Pat enjoyed their holiday trailer and trips to the south. Dennis is survived by his loving wife Pat; step children, Tracey, Kathy and Jeff; his grandchildren and great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving is his brother, Winston Johanson and sister, Yvonne Lockhart. Dennis was predeceased by his brothers, Rodney and Hartley and his stepson, Edward in 2008. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to the staff of Extendicare Michener Hill for their care and compassion over the past two years. A memorial tea is to be held at Michener Extendicare Auditorium on Friday, January 10, 2014 from 1:00 p.m.. – 3:00 p.m.

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