Rev. Irvin F. Johnson

Feb. 24, 1928 – Jan. 1, 2022

Rev. Irvin F. Johnson, 93, Anderson, passed away Jan. 1, 2022, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis following a brief illness.

He was born on Feb. 24, 1928, the youngest of 13 children, in Alden, New York to Earl Johnson and Clara (Hasfurter) Johnson. 

He graduated from Millgrove High School in Alden, N.Y. He later graduated from Practical Bible Institute in Johnson City, N.Y. He retired from being a pastor in 1974 and began a new ministry called: TELL Ministries, Training Evangelistic Lay Leaders in witnessing. He lived his life for Christ. His objective was to preach the Word and to share his salvation with others.

Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Pearl (Kuehlewind) Johnson; two daughters, Ruth (Jim) Pletcher and Becky (Dick) Vannatta; ten grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings; and his son, Rev. Nathan Johnson.

Private services are going to be held on Jan. 7, 2022 at Hersberger-Bozell Funeral Home, 1010 N. Main Street, Lapel. Burial will take place at Prairie Memorial Cemetery in Noblesville. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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