Sexton "Joe" Alexander Johanson


Posted: Friday, February 11, 2005

Former Juneau resident Sexton "Joe" Alexander Johanson died Jan. 13, 2005, in Newport, Ore.

He was born April 18, 1925, in Loring, Alaska. He attended school in Ketchikan and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He lived in Juneau for eight years.

He worked construction with S.S. Mullen Construction. He built the road out to Eagle Beach, and worked on the Snettisham Project, the Ketchikan and Sitka airports and the Hoonah RCA site.

He enjoyed woodworking, camping, fishing, hunting and beach combing.

He was preceded in death by his father, Sixten Johanson; his mother, Margaret Johanson; sister, Inez Shewbert; and son, Ted Johanson.

He is survived by his daughters, Peggy and Suzie Johanson of Nevada, and Rhonda Allphin of Newport, Ore.; and sons, Randy Johanson of Ketchikan, and Rick Johanson of Cordova.

No services will be held per his request. His ashes will be spread early summer in Loring.

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