Alan Richard Johnson, age 65, passed away peacefully at home while listening to Amazing Grace on Friday, November 30, 2018 in Penrose, Colorado.
Alan was born October 18, 1953 to William and Maryjane Johnson in Wheeling, Illinois. He attended college in Colorado. He earned his MBA. While in Colorado Alan met the love of his life Marilyn. The two married on November 2, 1991. They attended St. John Lutheran Church together. Alan and Marilyn did everything together. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, hiking and backpacking. Alan felt completely at home out in nature. His favorite song was Stairway to Heaven.
Alan is survived by his wife Marilyn Johnson; his mother Maryjane Johnson; brothers Ronald Johnson and Mark Johnson; he is also survived by other family; Jennifer Orchard, Greg Johnson, Ryan Michmershuizen and Alyssa Michmershuizen, and many other family and friends. Alan will be missed by all who ever knew him.
A public visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from Noon to 5:00pm at the Return to Nature Funeral Home parlor, 123 East Las Animas Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903.
Graveside Services will be held for Family & Friends at 11:00am Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 Hancock Expressway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903.
A Celebration of Life Service will immediately follow the Graveside service at Return to Nature Chapel West, 11 North 22nd Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904. All are welcome to attend.
The family request that in lieu of flowers please place a donation in his name to The ALS Association, http://www.alsa.org/donate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Return to Nature Funeral Home, Colorado Springs, Colorado, www.returntonaturecolorado.com