JAMES THOMAS JOHNSON
James Thomas Johnson, age 98, was welcomed into Heaven on November 2, 2018. Well done good and faithful servant. Jim was born February 18, 1920 to Bert and Evangeline Johnson of Glenwood Springs, CO. Jim graduated from Washington State College. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star for his heroic service in the Korean War.
In 1952 Jim began teaching middle school in Connell where he married fellow-teacher, Helen Wirth, in 1953. They raised their family and taught in Connell for many years. Jim and Helen retired in 1979 and enjoyed their art work for more than 30 years. Each Tuesday, Jim