History

2 GENERATIONS OF JOHNSON FAMILY SERVING FAMILIES IN RANDOLPH, NEBRASKA

JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME - RANDOLPH, Nebraska -

ROGER JOHNSON...  began service in Randolph in 1965 after the purchase of O'Neill Funeral Home in Randolph's owner Ray O'Neill decided to pursue other interests. Here they raised 5 Daughters and 2 Sons. In 1968 Roger expanded his role to include Administrator for the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Randolph. He also purchased the Hiscox-Schumacher Funeral Home in Wayne Nebraska and the Sultzer-Chittenden Funeral Homes in Wisner & Pilger, Nebraska.  In July of

Here they raised 5 Daughters and 2 Sons. In 1968 Roger expanded his role to include Administrator for the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Randolph. He also purchased the Hiscox-Schumacher Funeral Home in Wayne Nebraska and the Sultzer-Chittenden Funeral Homes in Wisner & Pilger, Nebraska.  In July of

In July of 2009 he divested his ownership of the Johnson Funeral Chapel in Norfolk, Nebraska after nearly 40 years of service to Norfolk. In 2000, Roger retired from the Johnson Funeral Home business and sold it to his son & daughter-in-law, Brad & Terri Johnson who is currently operating the facility.

JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME's 2nd Generation with ownership of BRADLY T. and TERRI L. JOHNSON

in Randolph in 2000, Roger Johnson, Brad's father, decided to retire from full-time work at Johnson's Funeral Home in Randolph. Brad & Terri decided to purchase the funeral home from Brad's father & mother.  After Bradly Johnson grew up around the funeral business in Randolph, helping his father since age 13. A Graduate of Randolph High School attended college at University of Nebraska at Omaha and Lincoln and married Terri Scott of Randolph, Nebraska in 1984. Brad graduated with a degree in Funeral Service Education from Mt. Hood Community College in Portland, Oregon. Accredited by passing the National Board Exam from the International Conference of Funeral Service Examing Boards in 1985 and passed the Nebraska State Board Exam licensed in the State of Nebraska.  

Brad worked for a year and a half at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior and Nelson, Nebraska where he served his apprenticeship. In 1986, he moved to work for his father at the Johnson Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. He worked as Manager of that location until July 2009, he currently serves Norfolk and all of Northeast Nebraska. In 1989, he and wife Terri approached Morris & Ruth Ann Vogel of Stanton about the sale of their mortuary in Stanton, just 10 miles from Norfolk. With the help of Roger & Marian Johnson, Brad's parents, they purchased that mortuary in March of 1989.

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3 GENERATIONS OF FAMILIES SERVING FAMILIES IN STANTON, NEBRASKA

SHULTZ-VOGEL-JOHNSON MORTUARY - STANTON, Nebraska -

SHULTZ MORTUARY as taken from the archive copy of STANTON REGISTER - January 15, 1919

HENRY J. SHULTZ - licensed EMBALMER As many people know Henry Shultz has been a licensed undertaker and embalmer for a number of years but has never had undertaking parlors or an auto hearse.  Since Henry's return from the service, however, he has rented the old Dr. Richardson office and equipped it most modernly and up-to-dately, has placed an order for a brand new auto hearse and will enter the undertaking and embalming business.

 

MORRIS D. VOGEL - as taken from the archive copy of STANTON REGISTER - March 28, 1959

SHULTZ-VOGEL- MORTUARY - Vogel Acquires Interest - Announcement was made this week that Morns D. Vogel has acquired an interest in the Shultz Mortuary and has been a full partner in the firm since the first of the year.  The announcement was made by Henry J. Shultz, owner of the undertaking establishment.  Shultz said Vogel would assume the active management of the business and the new firm name would be Shultz-Vogel Mortuary.  Vogel has been associated with the firm since 1941.  He took time out from 1943 to 1946 for Army service and then three years for mortician's training at the University of Nebraska and mortuary college in Los Angeles.  He returned to Stanton in 1949 and has been active with the mortuary ever since.  He is a member of Stanton school board and secretary of the Stanton Business Men's Club.  

 

BRADLY T. JOHNSON - as taken from the archive copy of STANTON REGISTER - March 8, 1989

SHULTZ-VOGEL-JOHNSON MORTUARY - - -   New family in town BRADLY Johnson and his wife Terri have purchased the Shultz-Vogel Mortuary as of Mar 1 It is now known as Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary The couple, pictured here with their two sons, Austin, 18 months, and Ross, 5 months, will be moving to Stanton as soon as housing becomes available

Brad has been a member of many of the area organizations supporting Stanton & Stanton County: Stanton Community Club - serving as treasurer for 7 years; Member Stanton Youth Development Committee; Founding Members Board of Directors Stanton Economic Development, Inc., Past President City of Stanton Golf Course Board of Directors; Past President of the Elkhorn Acres Golf Association Board and was instrumental in the expansion of the course's driving range and acreage; Past member of the Stanton Park Board; Past Member of the Stanton Housing Authority Board of Directors; Founding Members Stanton Baseball/Softball Association, serving as treasurer/clerk for 5 years; Founding member and current Committeeman for Stanton Youth Development; Founding Members of Stanton Youth Football Program; Member Stanton Community Schools Board of Education - serving on the Personnel & Activities Committee's; Former Stanton Cub Leader & Boy Scoutmaster; Past AYSO Soccer Coach; Past Youth Baseball Assistant Coach; Assistant Coach Stanton Jr. Legion Baseball; Assistant Coach Stanton Jr. High Football & Jr. High Track; Member Randolph Community Club/Randolph Area Ventures; Founding members Randolph Community Golf Course.

Terri Johnson has been a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary; Member of St. Peter's Catholic Church Board of Directors; Member Randolph Community Club/Randolph Area Ventures. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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