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Obituary: Ervin Mehner Johnsen

Ervin Mehner Johnsen 1918 ~ 2005 My dearest husband, sweetheart, and best friend, Ervin, passed away Saturday morning at home with his family at his bedside. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. Ervin was born on December 25, 1918 to Ervin D. and Ida Sussana Mehner Johnsen. Ervin was a graduate of East High School and Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, Engineering School. As a teenager, he worked with the CCC at Ferron, Utah. He served with the 29th Engineering Corps. Topographical Mapping Unit during World War II. Following his military service, Ervin worked 35 years as a designer for Utah Power and Light Engineering Department. He also was a homebuilder. The joy of his life was designing and building a home for his family. Ervin was a talented watercolor and oil painter. His favorite hobby was golf. Ervin told his wife Shirley, "Life has been good, especially my life with you, no regrets, no tears." Ervin is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; sons, Allen (Debbie), David, (Tom); grandchildren, Jacob (Shantel), Lindsay (Ray), and great grandson, Andon; sister, Ruby; brothers, Norden, Fred, Woodrow. Funeral services for Ervin will be held on Thursday September 29, 2005 at 2 p.m. at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, where friends may call from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. prior to the services. Interment: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. The family wishes to express their appreciation for the wonderful care provided by the Community Nursing Services Hospice.