1959 - 2012
Vic “VJ” “Skeeter” Johnson, age 53, passed away at his home in Fort Collins, Colo., on Dec. 1, 2012, due to cancer. Vic was born on Aug. 15, 1959, in Walla Walla, to Victor and Mildred Johnson. He graduated from Walla Walla High School in 1977 and Whitman College in Walla Walla in 1981. Vic earned his master’s degree in philosophy from Colorado State University in 1992.
At the time of his death, Vic was managing the residential facility for Community Corrections in Larimer County.
He is survived by his wife, Jody, of 22 years; his three children, Erin, 20, Isaiah, 17, and Addie, 13, and his unofficially adopted daughter, Alex Scheel, 19. Vic is also survived by his sister, Linda Sue Buehler of Walla Walla; numerous in-laws; nieces, nephews and close family friends. He was predeceased by his mother and father.
Vic loved his family beyond words. A memorial service will be held at the Vineyard Church in Fort Collins, Colo., on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. A benefit concert will be held at Avogadro’s Number at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, to help the family with ongoing expenses. Contributions can be made to the Vic Johnson memorial fund in care of Bohlender Funeral Chapel. Visit bohlenderfuneralchapel.com to view the full obituary and send condolences.