George Leo Johnson
1937 - 2019
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September 13, 1937 ˜ September 3, 2019

George was born to Frank and Louise Johnson in South Bend, Washington on September 13th, 1937. He passed away at home in Ivins, Utah, September 3, 2019, at the age of 81.
George and his wife Vicki resided in Hawaii before settling down and buying a home in Ivins, Utah. They have three miniature poodles: Leilani and SeaSider and their baby, Cheyenne.
George was an active member of the Church of Latter Day Saints and his daily life centered around his church and family. He was an active member and an Elder of the Shoalwater Bay Tribe and was very proud of his Native American Heritage.
George is survived by his wife, Vicki; three sons, Steve (Page), Aaron (Tristan) and Kyle; two daughters, Karie (Greg) and Christina (Adam); seven grandchildren; three great-grandsons; his twin sister, Jeanette; two other sisters, Irmadean and Victoria; as well as many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents; brothers, Chris and Greg; sister, Ellen; and nephew, Karl.
Memorial service will be in Ivans, Utah. Grave side service will be held at Memory Memorial Park, 6906 NE 144th St., Vancouver, WA on September 13, 2019 at 3p.m. A Celebration of Life will follow at his daughter Christina’s home in Vancouver, WA. Please contact Christina at for more information.
In lieu of flowers, please donate in George’s memory to Shriners Hospitals for Children in Portland, OR at
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Published in The Columbian on Sep. 10, 2019.
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September 16, 2019
I was honored to be George's cousin. I will always remember his big smile, his laugh and his dimples. George, Connie, Skip and Nita and my hubby Dan and I used to play volleyball at Lewis Jr. Highschool. We always looked forward to the nights we'd play. I enjoyed sitting next to George when he and Vicki were able to come to our family lunches. He shared so many funny memories of my dad when most of our family lived in Baker. You'll be missed George, and I'll always remember the good times, & the great memories I will cherish always.
Suzie and Dan McCarty
September 12, 2019
To everyone in the Johnson family - I know how close you all were and what an influence he had on your lives. There will never be another man like him. I will treasure the memories that I have. I am really sorry for you loss. Sending my condolences, Kimi
Kim Tallman
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