Fred JohnsonFormer Douglas County Sheriff, Fred Johnson, 91 passed away in Sun Lakes, Ariz., on April 27, 2013.
Former Douglas County Sheriff, Fred Johnson, 91 passed away in Sun Lakes, Ariz., on April 27, 2013.
He will be with his beloved wife, Christine, who passed away Feb. 27, 2013. He was born May 27, 1921, and raised in Superior. During WWII, he was an Army medic and was in many major invasions in the Southwest Pacific and Philippines. He was awarded a Purple Heart and three Bronze Stars for his bravery. Returning to Superior after the war, he became a policeman and later was elected Sheriff of Douglas County where he served for 20 years before retiring.
A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 10 at the Valley of the Sun Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, Ariz., 85248 Send condolences to Gloria and Carl Johnson at 1419 N. 56th St., Superior, WI 54880. Arrangements entrusted to Valley of the Sun Funeral Home,www.valleyofthesunfuneralhome.com.