OSWEGO — Jack T. Johnson, 80, of Oswego, passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 at Rush Copley Medical Center. He was born Dec. 28, 1938 in Aurora.
Jack was a U.S. Army veteran after graduating from East Aurora High School. He was united in marriage to Sandra Ann Lange on Sept. 16, 1967. He was a devoted employee for over 44 years at Aurora Pump where he worked in engineering. Jack loved spending time sitting on his porch with a glass of cabernet surrounded by the many candles he lit and plants he loved to buy, but he was happiest in the company of family and friends
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sandra A. (Lange) Johnson; two children, Lara (Rene) Delgado and Derek (Janine) Johnson; five grandchildren, Isaac, Noah and Sophia Delgado and Ryanna and Dylan Johnson; two sisters, Dolores (Jerald) Watgen and Carole (Kevin) Skraboly; his aunt, Irene “Sunny” Donka; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins especially his dearest cousin, James (Judy) Baish; many dear friends including Eugene (Jerri) Snyder and his 1957 East Aurora High School Classmates who continue to gather frequently.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence T and Mary Ann (Donka) Johnson.
Visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 5 from 3 until 8 p.m. with a Liturgical wake service at The Daleiden Mortuary, 220 North Lake Street, Aurora, Illinois 60506; 630- 631-5500.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 9:30 a.m. from The Daleiden Mortuary to St. Joseph Church at 10 a.m.; Fr. Matthew McMorrow will officiate with interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Please visit our interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com where you may sign the guest book or leave condolences for Jack’s family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Jack’s name to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829 Arlington VA 22215; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital www.stjude.org/donate/ or the Aurora Central Catholic Heritage of Faith Campaign Aurora Central Catholic High School, 1255 N. Edgelawn Drive Aurora, IL 60506.