Michael Steven Reuben Johnson, 52, of Mt. Union, Iowa, died in a vehicle accident Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Michael was born October 30th 1968 in Mount Pleasant, the son of Ron and Laura (Johnson) Johnson. Mike attended Winfield-Mount Union School and after graduation he attended Missouri Military Academy at Mexico, Missouri for one year. He was of the Methodist faith and enjoyed fishing, rock hunting, camping, mushroom hunting, spending time with his friends and family and his dog, Murphy. He was skilled at gardening and crafting (especially arrowhead making). He rode in RAGBRAI in 2000. He earned a first-degree brown belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Mike was married to Michelle Robinson on December 1st, 1989 until her death in 1990. He later married Michele Christy in 2012. They recently divorced in 2021.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Ron and Beverly Johnson of LaHarpe, Illinois; three sisters, Jody (Charles) Brown of Wayland, Iowa; Julie Johnson of Burlington, Iowa, April (Chris) Bayers of Moscow, Iowa; three brothers, Mark (Carla) Johnson of Council Bluff, Iowa, Chuck (Larita) Hulke of Sterling, Illinois, Wesley Hulke of Winfield, Iowa; one daughter, Madison Parkhurst of Bettendorf, Iowa and many nieces and nephews.
He is proceeded in death by his first wife; paternal and maternal grandparents; his mother; one nephew, Kayden and brother, Curtis who also died in a car accident.
Visitation for Michael will be held on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Service of Winfield. Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Cemetery, south of Mt. Union with Charles Brown officiating. A memorial fund had been established at the funeral home in memory of Michael. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com
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