Robert Dixon Johnson, 97

Robert Dixon Johnson, 97, of Marshalltown, passed away on May 16, 2016, at Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown.

Per Bob’s request, there are currently no services scheduled. Memorials may be directed to the Animal Rescue League in Marshalltown. For more information or to send a condolence; please visit: or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Bob and his family.

Robert Johnson was born on July 9, 1918, in Atwater, Minnesota to Harris and Lulu Leslie Johnson. Bob was united in marriage to Norma Jean Tubbs on August 21, 1964, in Lake City, Iowa. Bob retired from Fisher Control in 1981. Bob enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling and especially growing tomato plants.

Bob is survived by his wife of 51 years, Norma Jean. Daughters: Carol (Jim) Schmirler and Kathy Morgan, both of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Grandchildren: Eric (Julie) Schmirler, of Hermosa Beach, California, Ryan (Tammy) Schmirler, of Madison, Wisconsin and Kristen (Matt) Mabie, of Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. He is also survived by nine great grandchildren, brother-in-law Duane (Carol) Tubbs, of La Mesa, California and sister-in-law Phyllis Griffin, of El Cajon, California.

Bob is preceded in death by his parents Harris and Lulu. Siblings: Lucille (Evan) McCollum and Roger (Marion) Johnson, son-in=law Arthur Morgan, brother-in-law John Griffin and an infant grandson.