Cody Deets Johnson, age 48, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, of Stage IV Glioblastoma Multiforme. He was in the loving company of family members.
Cody was born Aug. 3, 1965, at Fremont, to Gilbert Ross and Dian Gammel Johnson. He graduated from Oakland-Craig and joined the Marine Corps. Cody was married previously to Judith A. Cantrell and Collette Largent. To these marriages, two children were born, and one adopted.
Preceding Cody in death was paternal and maternal grandparents; father, Gilbert R. Johnson; aunt, Gayle R. Olsen; bothers-in-law, William (Bill) Magill and Allen Largent. Cody is survived by wife, Angela; sons, Martin W.C. Johnson (Katherine) of Pittsburg, Penn., and Joshua M. Johnson of Fort Collins, Colo.; daughters, Jessica K. Johnson (Fiancée Levi Owens) of Columbia Falls, Mont., Audrey R. Johnson of Kalispell, Mont.; and step-daughter, Alila M. Pinson of Kalispell, Mont.; mother, Dian Gammel Nelson of Lyons; brother, Gilbert P. Johnson (Rae) of Stapleton; sister deSilva Magill of Herman; two grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Cody was successful in all areas of agri-business and spent the last few years as a welder/fitter in Kalispell, Mont.
Cody was a friend to everyone he met.
Published in Custer County Chief, Feb. 20, 2014