Carl R. Johnson, age 80, died May 23, 2013, at his home. He was born in Madison, on February 24, 1933, the son of the late Roy and Agnes (Hartshorne) Johnson.
Carl attended Norwalk schools graduating in 1951. He was a United States veteran having served in the Air Force from 1952- 1956 with the SAC 320# Bomb Wing. He was united in marriage to Deloris M. Terpstra on February 15, 1958 in Sparta, WI. Carl had a lifetime career with the Federal Aviation Administration, as a Radar Technician, working in airport towers in Iowa, Michigan and Wisconsin. He was responsible for the initial radar installation at Truax Field, Madison, WI.
He is survived by 4 children Sue (Jerome) Ballweg, Roxbury, Deb Harman, Waunakee, Karen (Kevin) Ripp, Waunakee, and Steve (Jerilyn) of Loganville; He was a very devoted grandfather of 9 grandchildren, Raquel (fiancée, Joey), Matt, Kaitlyn, Danielle, Josh, Mike, Megan, Karissa, Alyse; 2 Brothers, Roy and David; 1 Sister, Mary Ann (Gary) Grovesteen.
He is further survived by nieces nephews other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Dee, his parents and a son in law, Steve Harman.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the HOOVERSON FUNERAL HOME, Sauk City , WI with Pastor Bill Kapp officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, May 24, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 pm at the funeral home.