Bom-Wrapper

Murray Johnson

Murray Kari Johnson

August 16th, 1937 - May 21st, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Murray Johnson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Murray Johnson

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Murray's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Murray's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

MURRAY KARI JOHNSON
August 16, 1937 – May 21, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Dad at the Betel Personal Care Home on May 21, 2020.

To cherish his memory, he leaves his daughter Shelley (Geoff) Besko, son Michael (Lindsay) Johnson, and son Brent Johnson; his six grandchildren, Kevin, Gillian, Austin, Katie, Gerald, and the “little girl” Isabella; his brother Ron (Gail) as well as nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He was predeceased by his father Kari (1958), his mother Myrtle (1995), and his brothers Alvin (2008) and Edwin (1946).

Dad was born in Oak Point, Manitoba on August 16, 1937 to Kari and Myrtle Johnson and had many happy stories of getting into mischief with his brothers. This carried on throughout his life and Dad continued to get into trouble even in his later years for his unique sense of humour and carefree attitude.

Dad was married to Aggie (Connelly) from 1967 to 1986. They had three children and moved a fair amount due to Dad’s work, living in Oak Point, St. Laurent, Winnipeg and Delta, BC.

Dad became a journeyman carpenter in 1973. Besides working as a carpenter, he was a commercial fisherman, like his father, and spent many hard and cold years fishing on Lake Manitoba. He loved dropping in on family and friends and hunting with his sons. He enjoyed telling stories of antics with his brothers, telling jokes and in general just having a good time. Before he broke his hip, he loved to dance and was always doing a little jig. He loved old-time music, gardening, and home cooked meals. He truly enjoyed his daily naps and it was impossible to wake him up. He was particularly proud of his grandchildren and loved spending time with them when they were young.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to all the staff at the Betel Personal Care Home for their kindness and compassion during the time he spent there. Special thanks to his daughter-in-law, Lindsay, a nurse at Betel Care Home, who made sure he was always taken care of and happy.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Murray’s memory may be made to Betel Home Foundation, 212 Manchester Avenue, Selkirk, MB R1A 0B6, or a charity of your choice.

A private burial service will be held at a later date. We encourage family and friends to post your memories of Murray on the Passages website.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Murray
No funeral details available.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Murray here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Murray
0 trees have been planted in memory of Murray Kari Johnson
TF

Tim Frederickson

Posted at 09:38am
We would like to pass on our condolences to the family, we are saddened to hear of Murry's passing.

The Frederickson Family , Campbell River BC
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: