Louis Elmer Johnson


Enumclaw resident Louis Elmer Johnson died April 19, 2014, at the age of 99.

He was born Feb. 28, 1915, in Enumclaw and graduated in 1933 from Enumclaw High School before graduating from Knaps Technical College. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 and was stationed in Saipan and Guam. As a yeoman first class he received the Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal, American Area Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal. He married Beulah Noble in July 1952 and worked for the National Bank of Commerce, United Engineer and Construction and Pacific Car and Foundry. He retired May 1, 1980, and loved to fish & garden.

He is survived by wife Beulah Johnson of Puyallup; sons Alex Noble III and wife Carolyn of Graham, Wash., Wayne Johnson of Puyallup and Kevin Gardener and wife Julea of Vashon Island; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley. Inurnment will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.

Services are by Weeks’ Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.

More in Obituaries

Vicky Bizer

Vicky Bizer, 66, died peacefully June 8, 2018, surrounded by loved ones in Enumclaw.

Mary Meserve

Mary Margaret Meserve of Buckley died June 11, 2018, at the age of 90.

Carol Weber

Carol Virginia Helmholtz Weber died May 27, 2018.

Lorraine Sarah Warren

Lorraine Sarah Warren passed away peacefully in her home June 143, 2018 at the age of 91. She was the last of her immediate family.

Joseph Martin

Joseph Warren Martin died June 11, 2018 after a brief bout with pneumonia.

Van Madden

Van “Dean” Madden died peacefully at home May 19, 2018, due to complications from Parkinson’s disease and dementia.

Glenys Ahlers

Glenys Ahlers died on May 31, 2018, in her Enumclaw home. She was 74.

Donald Landskov

Donald “Uncle Don” Landskov, 85, of Seattle, died suddenly on May 6, 2018.

Carol Bogar

Carol Fisher Bogar, 79, of Enumclaw died May 10, 2018, from complications associated with an extended battle with cancer.

Most Read