|Charles D. "Swede" Johnson, age 83 of Oneida, Illinois died at 3:55 A.M. on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg, Illinois.
He was born on December 7, 1929 in Oneida, Illinois the son of John A. and Gunhild Johnson Johnson. He attended and graduated from the Oneida High School in Oneida, Illinois. He married Joyce L. Carr on September 10, 1950 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altona, Illinois. She survives of Oneida, Illinois.
Surviving is his wife Joyce of Oneida, Illinois; two daughters: Connie J. Orwig of Oneida, Illinois and Vickie C. Dumse of Mesa, Arizona; four grandchildren: Jodi Stevenson of Wataga, Illinois; Cori (Joe) Thompson of Galesburg, Illinois; Michael (Isela) Dumse of Mesa, Arizona, and Eric Dumse of Mesa, Arizona; and ten great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one great granddaughter.
He was an insurance broker in Oneida, Illinois for 54 years, retiring in 2010.
He was a member of the former Oneida Masonic Lodge #337 AF & AM in Oneida, Illinois.
He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altona, Illinois.
He enjoyed following and seeing his grandchildren play sports.
Funeral Services will be at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altona, Illinois, with Rev. Tim Anderson officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday, March 4, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Oneida, Illinois. Interment will be in the Oneida Cemetery, Oneida, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or the charity of the donorís choice. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com