May 13, 1947 - April 5, 2020
Stephen R. “Steve” Johnson, age 72 of Painesville, died peacefully Sunday, April 5, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 13, 1947, in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Johnson was a retired sales and marketing manager. His career included work in Cleveland and Buffalo for Graphic Controls and consulting work in Austin. Steve enjoyed watching Cleveland sports, especially the Browns. He was a long-time season ticket holder and enjoyed tailgating and going to games. He was happiest playing with his model train village that he built himself. He enjoyed spending time with his family and all of his many friends. He was always quick with a joke or a compliment to help to brighten someone’s day. Steve is survived by his children: Ryan S. (Jodi) Johnson and Lindsay (Christopher) Riley, grandchildren: Meghan, Gustin, Will, Graham, Max and Ella, sister: Barbara Schidlowski, “adopted daughter”: Elizabeth “Biz” Lawrence, nieces: Laura (Ron) Wehrmann and Rebecca Schidlowski and first wife: Kathy Kooyman. Preceding Steve in death are his wife: Josette Sfeir, parents: Robert C. and Jeanne Johnson, brother-in-law Joseph Schidlowski and nephew: Greg Schidlowski. With the current COVID-19 public gathering restrictions, a private family service is being held. A celebration of Steve’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Kidney Foundation of Ohio, or NORML in his honor. Arrangements are entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. Offer condolences at www.brunners.com.
Stephen R. “Steve” Johnson, age 72 of Painesville, died peacefully Sunday, April 5, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 13, 1947, in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Johnson was a retired sales and marketing manager. His... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Stephen R. “Steve” Johnson, age 72 of Painesville, died peacefully...View More
Photos & Videos
Share and view memories of Stephen...View Photos & Videos
Add family, history, photos and more...Visit The Family Tree