Wendell Otto Johnson
Wendell Otto Johnson

May 28, 1936 - March 29, 2017
Born in Fort Dodge, IA
Resided in Brigham City, UT
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Wendell O. Johnson

BRIGHAM CITY - Wendell Otto Johnson, 80, passed away on March 29, 2017.
Wendell was born May 28, 1936 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, son of Otto R. and Ethel C. Johnson. He married Mary Lee Picht on June 21, 1958 in Lohrville, Iowa, where they both grew up and attended school. She preceded him in death on December 30, 2004.
Wendell graduated from Iowa State University one week before his wedding with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked at Sandia Corporation in Albuquerque, New Mexico for two years before moving to Utah to work at Thiokol Corporation. He served in a number of engineering and management capacities there until his retirement in 1995.
He was an avid golfer and greatly enjoyed the opportunity to play frequently after retirement. He also enjoyed bowling and his association with the Elks Lodge and Brigham City Country Club over many years.
Surviving are three children: Clinton and Jeffrey of Salt Lake City and Lynnette (Bruce) Jackson of Willard; and three sisters: Elsie (Jerald) Johnson of Bella Vista, Arkansas; Lucille (Frank) Walter and Lois (Allen) Olson of Cedar Falls, Iowa. He is also survived by three grandchildren: Jade and Ian Johnson, and Haley (Dusty) Goulding as well as three great-grandchildren. One sister Preceded him in death Ingrid (Arnold) Hade of Madison, Wisconsin.
In accordance with his request, there will be no viewing or funeral services. Cremation will be accomplished by Myers Mortuary, Brigham City.