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Obituary: Jerry C. Johansen

September 20, 1945 – March 18, 2023

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Jerry C. Johansen, age 77, of Cedar Lake, IN, formerly of Greeley, CO, and South Holland, IL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Beloved husband of Paulette, nee Grumbles. Loving father of Michelle (Michael) Bacon and Rob (Tara) Johansen. Devoted Papa of Linnea Johansen, Kendra Johansen, August Johansen, Marissa Bacon, and Makayla Bacon. Dear brother of Ron (Ginger) Johansen and Cheryl (Joe) Paglia. Kind uncle to several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents August and Althea Johansen. Jerry retired from R.R. Donnelley Printing Co. after 45 years of service. He was loved by many and will be missed.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Funeral Service, Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Maplewood Cemetery – Crown Point, IN.

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