Leland E. “Lee” Johnson, 78, of
Breese, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at St. Joseph Hospital in
Mr. Johnson was born July 29, 1928
in Carlyle to Dosker and Hattie (Brown) Johnson; they preceded him
Also preceded in death by a
grandson, Joshua Detmer and brothers, Kenneth Johnson and Paul
He married Dorothy Maue on
April 16, 1951
at St. Augustine’s in Breese; she survives in Breese.
Also surviving is a daughter,
Yulonda (Fred) Detmer and a son Robin (Donna) Johnson all of
7 Grandchildren, Rhonda (Josh)
Siegfried, Aaron Detmer, Jacob, Seth, Kristi, Cole, and Elaina
2 Great-Grandchildren, Noah and
Lee retired as a union carpenter
from Local 433-Belleville, and he enjoyed woodworking and camping.
He was a member of St. Augustine
Catholic Church, Breese American Legion Post 252, Carpenters Local
433-Belleville, and was a veteran on the United States Marine
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial
will be Saturday, July 14, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.
at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Daniel Friedman
officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine
Visitation will be Friday, July 13,
2007 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. and again on Saturday, July 14, 2007 from
8:00-9:45 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.
Breese American Legion will hold
services at 7:00 p.m. Friday
evening at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to his
grandchildren’s college fund and will be received at the funeral