North Bend's Gordon Johnson, former Weyerhaeuser foreman at White River, dies at age 85

Born June 17, 1927, Gordon Johnson died at the age of 85 at Mount Si Transitional Health Center in North Bend on April 26.

He was preceded in death by his wife Julia Johnson in December 2009, and his son Dennis Johnson in June of 2003.

Julia and Gordon lived in Cle Elum, Wash., for the past 26 years. Gordon retired from Weyerhaeuser Co. in 1983 as a foreman in the woods at White River in Enumclaw, Wash. He served in the Merchant Marine from June 15, 1944 to September 22, 1946.

He is survived by his children: daughters Debbie Orr and Donna Medrano, son Roger  Johnson, stepdaughters Valerie Corvino and Kimberly Shovlain (Dunn), and many grandchildren.

At his request, no funeral is planned.


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