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Emily Barrett

Elwyn "John" Johnson

June 20, 1930 - April 18, 2020

We've created this memorial to celebrate the life of Elwyn "John" Johnson. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Elwyn B. “John” Johnson, 89, of Venice, FL, formerly of Aurora, IL, passed away peacefully April 18, 2020, in Venice Hospital. He was born June 20, 1930, to Roy and Elsie Johnson. John founded Naperville Rental Center in Naperville, IL in 1963. He grew the business over 30 years until he retired in 1993. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic Grade School, was a graduate of East Aurora High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the...  see more
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