Gordon L. Johnson, 79, Beloved husband of the late Nancy A. Johnson. Loving father of Lori, Christine, and John Johnson. Proud grandfather of Dennis and Alan. Dear brother of Richard (Lee) and Jan. Loved by many friends , “framily”and his treasured dog, Elmo. Proudly served the U. S. Coast Guard for 20 years. Visitation Wednesday, January 25. 2017, at the M.J. SUERTH FUNERAL HOME, 6754 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago from 3 – 9 pm. Funeral Thursday, In State 10 am at Irving Park Lutheran Church, 3938 W. Belle Plaine, Ave., Chicago until time of service 11 am.. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Irving Park Lutheran Church appreciated. For further information 877-631-1240 or www.suerth.com.