May 20, 2021
1936-2021 ~ Lawrence Ansley Johnson, loyal father, grandfather and brother, passed away on May 20, 2021, at the age of 85 years within the comfort of his own home in Wetaskiwin, Alberta.
Lawrence was born and raised on a farm within the county of Wetaskiwin to John and Lily Johnson with four other siblings, where he later raised a family of his own with previous wife Nellie.
He spent his time growing grain, managing a dairy barn as well as raising cattle, horses and pigs. One of his favourite things he enjoyed doing was picking fresh produce from the garden especially corn on the cob, strawberries and raspberries
He loved nothing more than a big bowl of ice cream with fresh fruit. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting with his dad as a hobby and later taught his son the skill.
In the course of time, he was a dedicated grandfather to his loving grandchildren and treasured all time spent with family and friends. He leaves behind his three children, Debbie (Greg), Doug (Laurie), Brenda and his five grandchildren, Megan, Chase (Keisha), Raelene, Kayla and Trinda.
As well as his brother, Gordon and his sister, Glennie.
He was predeceased by his parents, his sister, Leona; his brother, Wesley and his son-in-law Leo. He will be dearly missed and forever remembered by all who love him.
A family graveside service was held at New Sweden Mission Church Cemetery, Wetaskiwin. Donations if desired may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.
Baker Funeral Chapel
780.352.2501 or 888.752.2501
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